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Jesse C. and Stephen M. Burch papers

 Collection — Folder: S193
Identifier: S0193

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed copy of a letter from Jesse C. Burch in an hospital in Evansville, Indiana on 1862/09/05 regarding family matters and the war. There is also a typed copy and a photocopy of an autographed, signed letter from Stephen M. Burch near Raleigh, North Carolina on 1865/04/22 regarding family matters, the war, and Lincoln's assassination.

Dates

  • 1862/09/05-1865/04/22

Creator

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

Stephen M. Burch's mother was Sarah, and he had at least two siblings, including Jennie and Tom. He and Jesse C. may have been brothers. He married Mary E. Newkirk on October 27, 1859. He served as a Union soldier in Company D, 59th Indiana Infantry Regiment, first as a private, then as a first lieutenant, mustering out on July 17, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky. No further information was available.

Sources:

Information found within the collection.

"Burch, Stephen M.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2014/05/12. http://archives.ancestry.com

"Burch, Stephen M.". U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2014/05/12. http://archives.ancestry.com

"Burch, Stephen M.". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2014/05/12. http://archives.ancestry.com

Biographical Note

Jesse C. Burch was born about 1841to James and Sarah Burch in Indiana. He had at least four siblings, including Mickey Jane, Sarah, James and Thomas. He and Stephen M. may have been brothers. He served as a Union soldier in Company D, 59th Indiana Infantry Regiment, as a private. No further information was available.

Sources:

Information found within the collection.

"Burch, Jesse C.". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/12. http://archives.ancestry.com

"Burch, Jesse C.". U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2014/05/12. http://archives.ancestry.com

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Lillie Burch on 1971/02/12.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/13 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/13 by Edythe Huffman.
Title
Jesse C. and Stephen M. Burch papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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