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Newton D. Kelly Civil War letter

Newton D. Kelly Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Newton D. Kelly Civil War Letter

MSS.11.58

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Kelly, Newton D., 1840-1928
Title: Newton D. Kelly Civil War Letter
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains a letter written by Newton D. Kelly of the 1st Nebraska Cavalry while serving at DeValls Bluff, Arkansas.
Identification: MSS.11.58
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Newton D. Kelly of the 1st Nebraska Cavalry while serving at DeValls Bluff, Arkansas.


Biographical Note

Newton D. Kelly was born in Johnson County, Indiana, in 1840. By 1860, his family had relocated to Page County, Iowa. He enlisted in Company F of the 1st Nebraska Infantry (later the 1st Nebraska Cavalry) at Omaha, Nebraska Territory, on June 24, 1861. He was appointed corporal on January 5, 1862. He was discharged on November 10, 1864, because his term of service had expired. Following the war, he farmed in Taylor County, Iowa. He died there on September 19, 1928.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
DeValls Bluff (Ark.)
Kelly, Newton D., 1840-1928
Kelly, Samuel P., 1836-1921
United States. Army. Nebraska Cavalry Regiment, 1st.
United States. Army. Nebraska Infantry Regiment, 1st.

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Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


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Newton D. Kelly Civil War Letter, MSS 11-58, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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