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Alexander Weaver Civil War letter

Alexander Weaver Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Alexander Weaver Civil War Letter

MSS.11.56

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Weaver, Alexander, 1844-190?
Title: Alexander Weaver Civil War Letter
Dates: 1865
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a letter written by Alexander Weaver while he was serving as a clerk in the adjutant general's office at Helena, Arkansas.
Identification: MSS.11.56
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Alexander Weaver while he was serving as a clerk in the adjutant general's office at Helena, Arkansas.


Biographical Note

Alexander Weaver was born in Illinois, in March 1844, the son of Elias and Christina Weaver. His father was a carpenter and Alexander later worked as a wheelwright. He served in the 87th Illinois Infantry, which was stationed in Helena, Arkansas, at the close of the war.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Helena (Ark.)
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 87th. (1862-1865)
Weaver, Alexander, 1844-190?

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander Weaver Civil War Letter, MSS 11-56, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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