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Rollin S. Meacham Civil War letter

Rollin S. Meacham Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Rollin S. Meacham Civil War Letter

MSS.11.05

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Meacham, Rollin S., 1834-1889
Title: Rollin S. Meacham Civil War Letter
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of one letter written by Rollin Meacham while serving as a commissary clerk at a camp on the White River in Arkansas.
Identification: MSS.11.05
Language: English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged topically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written by Rollin Meacham while serving as a commissary clerk at a camp on the White River in Arkansas.


Biographical Note

Rollin S. Meacham was born in 1834, in Vermont, the son of Alanson and Hannah Meacham. Rollin was living in Pittsford, Vermont, when he signed up as a commissary clerk for the Union Army. Following the war, he bought a mercantile business in Pittsford, where he and his wife Mary raised two daughters. Rollin died there in 1889.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
DeValls Bluff (Ark.)
Meacham, Rollin S., 1834-1889
Pittsford (Vt.)
St. Charles (Ark.)
White River (Ark. and Mo.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rollin S. Meacham Civil War Letter, MSS 11-05, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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