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Hiland H. Weaver Civil War collection

Hiland H. Weaver Civil War Collection

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Finding aid for the Hiland H. Weaver Civil War Collection

MSS.08.55

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Weaver, Hiland H., 1833-1915
Title: Hiland H. Weaver Civil War Collection
Dates: 1862-1865
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a photograph of Sergeant Hiland Weaver and five letters written while he was serving with the 3rd Iowa Light Artillery.
Identification: MSS.08.55
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a carte de visite of Sergeant Hiland Weaver and five letters written while he was serving with the 3rd Iowa Battery.


Biographical Note

Hiland H. Weaver was born in New York, in 1833. He married in 1855, and moved to Butler County, Iowa. He enlisted in the 3rd Iowa Light Artillery Battery on August 28, 1861, as 7th sergeant. He reenlisted on December 22, 1863, and served until October 23, 1865. During his service, he was promoted several times and mustered out as a first lieutenant. Following the war, his family settled in Reading, Michigan, where he farmed and worked as a carpenter. He died on January 23, 1915.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Clarendon (Ark.)
Helena (Ark.)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Little Rock (Ark.)
United States. Army. Iowa Light Artillery Battery, 3rd. (1861-1865)
Weaver, Hiland H., 1833-1915

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hiland H. Weaver Civil War Collection, MSS 08-55, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2008


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