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Robert T. Jellison Civil War letter

Robert T. Jellison Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Robert T. Jellison Civil War Letter

MSS.11.46

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Jellison, Robert T., 1843?-1921
Title: Robert T. Jellison Civil War Letter
Dates: 1865
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a letter written by Robert T. Jellison while serving with the 13th Kansas Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.46
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Robert T. Jellison while serving with the 13th Kansas Infantry.


Biographical Note

Robert T. Jellison was born ca. 1843, in Indiana, the son of Ephraim and Ann Jellison. As a teenager he worked as a farmhand in Missouri and Kansas. He enlisted in the 13th Kansas Infantry on August 19, 1862, and served until the unit mustered out, June 26, 1865. After the war he returned to Kansas, and in 1875, he married Lydia Alvira Ball. Although the family lived in Oklahoma for some years, Robert returned to Belleville, Kansas, where he died on October 21, 1921.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Fort Smith (Ark.)
Jellison, Robert T., 1843?-1921
Little Rock (Ark.)
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 42nd.
United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 13th. (1862-1865)

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Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


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Robert T. Jellison Civil War Letter, MSS 11-46, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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