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Andrew J. Huntoon Civil War letter

Andrew J. Huntoon Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Andrew J. Huntoon Civil War Letter

MSS.11.88

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Huntoon, Andrew J., 1832-1902
Title: Andrew J. Huntoon Civil War Letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of one letter written by Andrew J. Huntoon while he served with the 5th Kansas Cavalry.
Identification: MSS.11.88
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written by Andrew J. Huntoon while he served with the 5th Kansas Cavalry.


Biographical Note

Andrew J. Huntoon was born in Unity, New Hampshire, February 29, 1832, the son of Lemuel and Sybl Huntoon. He trained as a physician, but only practiced briefly. After running a drug store at Williamsport, Pennsylvania, for a few years, he and his brother went west to Topeka, Kansas, drawn by the Free State movement. He enlisted with the 5th Kansas Cavalry in 1861, and was appointed assistant surgeon. After the war, he operated a livery stable in Shawnee County, Kansas, and raised and bred horses. He died in 1902.


Index Terms

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

Huntoon, Andrew J., 1832-1902
Rolla (Mo.)
Topeka (Kan.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Andrew J. Huntoon Civil War Letter, MSS 11-88, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, August 5, 2009


Related Material

Additional papers of Andrew Huntoon are held by the Kansas State Historical Society.


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