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Royal J. Tuttle Civil War letters

Royal J. Tuttle Civil War Letters

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Finding aid for the Royal J. Tuttle Civil War Letters

MSS.10.23

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Tuttle, Royal J., 1846-1864
Title: Royal J. Tuttle Civil War Letters
Dates: 1864; 1896
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains nine letters written by Royal Tuttle while he was serving with the 12th Michigan Infantry.
Identification: MSS.10.23
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains nine letters written by Royal Tuttle while he was serving with the 12th Michigan Infantry and an obituary of his father Alva Tuttle.


Biographical Note

Royal Tuttle was born ca. 1846, in Portage County, Ohio, the son of Alva and Emily Tuttle. The family moved to Cass County, Michigan, in the mid 1850s. Royal enlisted in the 12th Michigan Infantry when it re-assembled at Niles, Michigan, following veterans' furlough in February 1864. He arrived in Little Rock with the unit on April 1, and he died of disease at DeValls Bluff, Arkansas, on August 12, 1864.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Little Rock (Ark.)
Niles (Mich.)
Tuttle, Alva, 1821-1896
Tuttle, Royal J., 1846-1864
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 12th. (1862-1866)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Royal J. Tuttle Civil War Letters, MSS 10-23, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2010


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