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William V. Hoisington Civil War letters

William V. Hoisington Civil War Letters

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Finding aid for the William V. Hoisington Civil War Letters

MSS.08.25

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Hoisington, William V., 1842-1925
Title: William V. Hoisington Civil War Letters
Dates: 1862-1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains two letters written by William V. Hoisington during his service with Company F of the Thirty-third Iowa Regiment.
Identification: MSS.08.25
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters written by William V. Hoisington during his service with Company F of the Thirty-third Iowa Regiment.


Biographical Note

William V. Hoisington was born January 12, 1842, in Athens County, Ohio, to James and Lydia Hoisington. His family moved to Iowa in 1846. William enlisted in Company F of the Thirty-third Iowa Infantry in August 1862, and served as a private through the duration of the war. He was mustered out on May 28, 1865, at Greenville, Louisiana. Following the war, he settled with his family in Grundy County, Missouri, where he became a successful farmer. He married Margaret Witten in 1873, and the family later moved first to Fairburn, South Dakota, and then to Long Beach, California. He died in Anaheim on July 22, 1925.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Helena (Ark.)
Helena, Battle of, Helena, Ark., 1863.
Hoisington, James E., 1837-190?
Hoisington, William V., 1842-1925
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 33rd. (1862-1865)

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William V. Hoisington Civil War Letters, MSS 08-25, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2008


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