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3rd Missouri Cavalry photograph collection

3rd Missouri Cavalry photograph collection

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Finding aid for the 3rd Missouri Cavalry photograph collection

BC.MSS.07.48

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Clyma, William Henry, 1824-1895
Title: 3rd Missouri Cavalry photograph collection
Dates: ca. 1861-1864
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of two photographs in a case and a photograph album containing images of members of the 3rd Missouri Cavalry (US), especially from Company I.
Identification: BC.MSS.07.48
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in one box.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two photographs in a case and a photograph album containing images of members of the 3rd Missouri Cavalry (US), especially from Company I.


Biographical Note

This photograph album was assembled by William Henry Clyma. The son of immigrants from England, Clyma was born January 2, 1824, in Virginia. His family later moved to Lafayette County, Wisconsin, where in 1845 he married Josephine A. Bostwick. They had seven children when he enlisted in the army in September 1861. He served in Company I of the 3rd Missouri Cavalry until December 1864, eventually being promoted to 1st lieutenant. Following the war, the family moved to Schuyler County, Missouri. He died at Newton, Missouri, in 1895.


Index Terms

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

Clyma, William Henry, 1824-1895
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 3rd. (1861-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

3rd Missouri Cavalry Photograph Collection, MSS 07-48, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated, 2007


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