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Nathan Goodfellow Civil War letters

Nathan Goodfellow Civil War Letters

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Finding aid for the Nathan Goodfellow Civil War Letters

MSS.11.18

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Goodfellow, Nathan B., 1843-1933
Title: Nathan Goodfellow Civil War Letters
Dates: 1864-1865
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of four letters written by Nathan B. Goodfellow while serving with the 3rd Michigan Cavalry in Arkansas.
Identification: MSS.11.18
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four letters written by Nathan B. Goodfellow while serving with the 3rd Michigan Cavalry in Arkansas.


Biographical Note

Nathan Goodfellow was born July 21, 1843, in New York, the son of Ichabod and Sally Goodfellow. The family moved to Michigan in the 1850s. Nathan enlisted in Company H of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry in November 1861, and re-enlisted in November 1864. He was mustered out on February 12, 1866, at San Antonio, Texas. He returned to Michigan, where in 1873, he married Elva Jane Frisbie. He died at Ovid, Michigan, March 12, 1933.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Brownsville (Ark.)
DeValls Bluff (Ark.)
Goodfellow, Nathan B., 1843-1933
Oskevi, Antoine
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd. (1861-1866)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nathan Goodfellow Civil War Letters, MSS 11-18, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011


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