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George L. Rife Civil War letter

George L. Rife Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the George L. Rife Civil War Letter

MSS.11.81

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Rife, George L., 1839-1863
Title: George L. Rife Civil War Letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of one letter written by George L. Rife while he served with the 56th Ohio Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.81
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written by George L. Rife while he served with the 56th Ohio Infantry.


Biographical Note

George L. Rife was born in Ohio in 1839, the son of Aaron and Mary Rife. He enlisted on November 2, 1861, in Company E of the 56th Ohio Infantry. He died on May 16, 1863, at Champion's Hill, Mississippi.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Helena (Ark.)
Rife, George L., 1839-1863
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 56th. (1861-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George L. Rife Civil War Letter, MSS 11-81, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, October 9, 2008


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