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William Wilkinson Civil War letter

William Wilkinson Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the William Wilkinson Civil War Letter

MSS.11.78

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Wilkinson, William, 1843-1926
Title: William Wilkinson Civil War Letter
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a letter written by William Wilkinson while he served with the 35th Missouri Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.78
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by William Wilkinson while he served with the 35th Missouri Infantry.


Biographical Note

William Wilkinson was born in 1842, in Vermillion County, Indiana, the son of John and Eusebia Wilkinson. The family moved to northwest Missouri in about 1855. William enlisted in Company G of the 35th Missouri Infantry on August 21, 1862. After the war, he returned to the family home, and married in 1867. He moved his family to Doniphan County, Kansas, in about 1875. He died at Elwood, Kansas, on November 9, 1926.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Helena (Ark.)
United States. Army. Missouri Infantry Regiment, 35th. (1862-1865)
Wilkinson, William, 1843-1926

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Wilkinson Civil War Letter, MSS 11-78, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011


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