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William Baird memoir

 Collection — Folder: S0052
Identifier: S0052

Scope and Contents

This collection is a transcription of a brief memoir of William Baird's experiences during the War of 1812.


  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

William Baird was born circa 1791. He served the United States for a year in the War of 1812, enlisting at the age of 21. He served as Orderly Sergeant under Colonel McArthur in the 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteers and Militia. He had obtained the rank of Ensign when he was discharged.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection includes one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from L.C. Baird.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Benjamin Clark during September 2005. Finding aid revised by Edythe Huffman on 2015/11/09. EAD finding aid created by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/09.
William Baird memoir
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.