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James Scott Civil War letters

James Scott Civil War Letters

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Finding aid for the James Scott Civil War Letters

MSS.11.59

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Scott, James, 1834-1912
Title: James Scott Civil War Letters
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of the original and a transcription of two letters written by James Scott while he was serving with the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.59
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the original and a transcription of two letters written by James Scott while he was serving with the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry.


Biographical Note

James Scott, the son of Irish immigrants Charles and Isabel Scott, was born in Pennsylvania, in 1834. The family moved to LaFayette County, Wisconsin, in 1851, where he farmed and also worked as a carpenter. He enlisted in Company B of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry on August 11, 1862. He was discharged due to disability on April 3, 1863. He died in Wisconsin on June 7, 1912.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arkansas Post (Ark.)
Scott, James, 1834-1912
United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 23rd. (1861-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Scott Civil War Letters, MSS 11-59, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011


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