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Edward Bridge Civil War letter

Edward Bridge Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Edward Bridge Civil War Letter

MSS.11.100

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Bridge, Edward, 1843-1864
Title: Edward Bridge Civil War Letter
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a letter written by Edward Bridge while he served with the 55th Illinois Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.100
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Edward Bridge while he served with the 55th Illinois Infantry.


Biographical Note

Edward Bridge was born in Vermont, in 1843. The family moved to Dekalb County, Illinois, in 1859. Edward enlisted in Company B of the 55th Illinois Infantry on September 10, 1861. He was promoted to full sergeant in March 1863. He died of disease at Larkinsville, Alabama, on January 11, 1864.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas Post (Ark.)
Bridge, Edward, 1843-1864
Mississippi River
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 55th. (1861-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Bridge Civil War Letter, MSS 11-100, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011


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