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29th Wisconsin Infantry Civil War letter

29th Wisconsin Infantry Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Civil War Letter

MSS.11.62

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Title: 29th Wisconsin Infantry Civil War Letter
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of one letter and part of another one, both written by a soldier named Benjamin, of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.62
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in one file.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter and part of another one, both written by a soldier named Benjamin, of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry.


Biographical Note

The 29th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, mustered in on September 27, 1862, and arrived in Helena, Arkansas, on November 7, 1862. Colonel Charles R. Gill commanded the regiment until he was forced to resign due to illness in June 1863. The unit saw action in Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, and Louisiana, where it was at the end of the war. It mustered out on July 17, 1865.


Index Terms

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

Gill, Charles R., 1830-1883
Helena (Ark.)
United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 29th. (1862-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

29th Wisconsin Infantry Civil War Letter, MSS 11-62, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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