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John Talbut Civil War letters

John Talbut Civil War Letters

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Finding aid for the John Talbut Civil War Letters

MSS.03.25

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Talbut, John, 1844?-1864
Title: John Talbut Civil War Letters
Dates: 1862-1863
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains photocopies of six letters written by John Talbut of the 32nd Iowa Infantry.
Identification: MSS.03.25
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of six letters written by John Talbut of the 32nd Iowa Infantry.


Biographical Note

John Talbut, a resident of Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, enlisted in the Union Army on August 17, 1862. Talbut, a native of England, was eighteen years old when he was mustered into Company A of the 32nd Iowa Infantry. The 32nd Iowa was organized at Dubuque and participated in General Frederick Steele's campaign to capture Little Rock, Arkansas, as well as the Red River Campaign. During the latter campaign, Talbut was severely wounded at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, on April 9, 1864. He died of his wounds on April 30, 1864.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Talbut, John, 1844?-1864
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 32nd. (1862-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Talbut Civil War Letters, MSS 03-25, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jacque Armstrong, 2003


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