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Nathan H. Kimble Civil War letter

Nathan H. Kimble Civil War letter

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Finding aid for the Nathan H. Kimble Civil War letter

BC.MSS.12.44

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:Kimble, Nathan H., 1822-1863
Title: Nathan H. Kimble Civil War letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains a letter written by Nathan H. Kimble of the 47th Indiana Infantry.
Identification: BC.MSS.12.44
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter written to his family by Nathan H. Kimble of the 47th Indiana Infantry.


Biographical Information

Nathan H. Kimble was born in 1822 in Guernsey County, Ohio. He married Mary Jane Price on December 31, 1846, in Miami County, Indiana. The couple had one daughter. Although he was already 40 years old, he enlisted at Wabash, Indiana, on October 21, 1862. He served in Company I of the 47th Indiana Infantry. He died on January 11, 1863, eleven days after he wrote this letter. He was initially buried at Helena, Ark., and was later interned in the National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Helena (Ark.)
Kimble, Nathan H., 1822-1863
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 47th. (1861-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nathan H. Kimble Civil War letter, MSS.12.44, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased from eBay, July 23, 2012


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