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James C. Hanlin Civil War letter

James C. Hanlin Civil War letter

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Finding aid for the James C. Hanlin Civil War letter

BC.MSS.11.155

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

September 10, 2014



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Hanlin, James C., 1836-1864
Title: James C. Hanlin Civil War letter
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains one letter written by Sergeant James C. Hanlin of the 1st Indiana Cavalry to his sister.
Identification: BC.MSS.11.155
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-mss-11155

Arrangement

This collection is contained in one file.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains one letter written by Sergeant James C. Hanlin of the 1st Indiana Cavalry to his sister.


Biographical Information

James C. Hanlin, a marble cutter who lived in Crawford County, Indiana, enlisted in the 1st Indiana Cavalry on August 20, 1861. He served first as a sergeant in Company E and later was promoted to Sergeant Major and transferred to the regimental staff. The unit was attached to the Department of Arkansas and took part in Steele's Expedition to Little Rock. After the capture of Little Rock, the 1st Indiana was posted to Pine Bluff. Hanlin was killed at the action at Pine Bluff on April 25, 1864.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Hanlin, James C., 1836-1864
Helena (Ark.)
Helena, Battle of, Helena, Ark., 1863.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 1st. (1861-1864)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James C. Hanlin Civil War letter, MSS.11.155, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, October 19, 2011


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