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William F. Howard Civil War letter

William F. Howard Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the William F. Howard Civil War Letter

MSS.11.44

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Howard, William F., 1842?-1924
Title: William F. Howard Civil War Letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a letter written by William F. Howard while he served with the 59th Illinois Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.44
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by William F. Howard while he served with the 59th Illinois Infantry.


Biographical Note

William F. Howard was born in Madison County, Illinois, ca. 1842. He attended McKendree College in Lebanon, Illinois, prior to enlisting in the army. He joined Company D of the 59th Illinois Infantry on August 7, 1861. He was discharged on January 23, 1863, due to disability. He later worked as a druggist at Boonville and Warrensburg, Missouri. He died at Warrensburg on March 3, 1924.


Index Terms

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Benton County (Ark.)
Howard, William F., 1842?-1924
McKendree College. (Lebanon, Ill.)
McKendree College. Platonian Literary Society. (Lebanon, Ill.)
Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862.
United States. Army. Illinois infantry Regiment, 59th. (1862-1865)

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William F. Howard Civil War Letter, MSS 11-44, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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