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James Briggs papers

Identifier: S0163

Scope and Contents

This collection includes autographed, signed letters from James Briggs in Nashville, Tennessee and Savanna, Georgia ranging from 1862/03/04 to 1862/04/13 regarding the Civil War and family matters.


  • 1862

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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. There are restrictions regarding usage; contact staff in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division for further information.

Biographical / Historical

James Briggs was from Utica, Indiana. He was married to Mary Briggs and served in the 12th Battery, Light Artillery in the Civil War.


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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.

General Note

Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/09/24 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/09/24 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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