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John S. McGraw letters

 Collection — Folder: S0887
Identifier: S0887

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Civil War letters from John McGraw to his wife and children in Richmond, Indiana written from Murfreesboro, Pelham, and Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1863.

Dates

  • 1863

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

John S. McGraw was a blacksmith in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. McGraw served as lieutenant, captain, and colonel in the 57th Indiana Regiment, serving in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Texas (1861-1866).

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 purchase from Symmachus Trading Company in 1947.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processed 2014/08/05 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2014/08/05 by Brent Abercrombie.
Title
John S. McGraw letters
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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