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Dewitt C. Krone Civil War collection

Dewitt C. Krone Civil War Collection

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Finding aid for the Dewitt C. Krone Civil War Collection

MSS.10.07

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Krone, DeWitt C., 1844-1921
Title: Dewitt C. Krone Civil War Collection
Dates: 1862-1864
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of transcriptions of 36 letters by DeWitt Clinton Krone, a transcription one letter by his brother Duquesne H. Krone, and a narrative describing the Red River Campaign.
Identification: MSS.10.07
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of transcriptions of 36 letters by DeWitt Clinton Krone, a transcription one letter by his brother Duquesne H. Krone, and a narrative describing the Red River Campaign.


Biographical Note

DeWitt Clinton Krone was born in Macon County, Illinois, April 17, 1844. He was the son of Daniel and Sarah Krone. He enlisted in Company E of the 41st Illinois Infantry on December 4, 1862, and served until July 22, 1865. Shortly after the war, he moved to Kansas, locating in Montgomery County in 1868. He was a farmer and a prominent community leader. Krone died on May 4, 1921.


Index Terms

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

Banks, N. P. (Nathaniel Prentiss), 1816-1894
Columbus (Ky.)
Fort Pickering (Tenn.)
Grand Ecore (La.)
Jefferson Barracks (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Krone, DeWitt C., 1844-1921
Krone, Duquesne, 1839-1918
Natchez (Miss.)
Quincy (Ill.)
Red River Expedition, 1864 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 41st. (1861-1864)
Vicksburg (Miss.)
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dewitt C. Krone Civil War Collection, MSS 10-07, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Anthony Rushing, 2009


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