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William A. Louks Civil War letters

William A. Louks Civil War letters

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Finding aid for the William A. Louks Civil War letters

BC.MSS.11.99

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

July 22, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Central Arkansas Library System. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. (Little Rock, Ark.)
Title: William A. Louks Civil War letters
Dates: 1862-1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collections consists of letters written by William A. Louks while he served with the 56th Ohio Infantry.
Identification: BC.MSS.11.99
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collections consists of letters written by William A. Louks while he served with the 56th Ohio Infantry.


Biographical Information

William A. Louks was born August 25, 1841, in Ohio, where his family were farmers. He enlisted September 25, 1861, in Company A of the 56th Ohio Infantry, serving through May 8, 1866. He and Mary Jacobs married shortly after his return to Gallia County, Ohio, where they continued to live and farm. He died in a farm accident on March 12, 1908.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Helena (Ark.)
Louks, William A., 1841-1908
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 56th. (1861-1865)
White River (Ark. and Mo.)
White River Expedition, 1863

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William A. Louks Civil War letters, MSS.11.99, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011


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