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John M. Wilson letter

 Collection — Folder: S2682
Identifier: S2682

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter from John M. Wilson of Peru, Miami County, Indiana to his daughter on June 27, 1863 regarding conditions in the camp, where they will be moving next, his health and that of his company, and the dismissal of a Lieutenant for misconduct.


  • 1863


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 M. Wilson of Peru, Indiana enrolled in the 13th Regiment, Company B on April 19, 1861 at the age of 44. He served as Captain until being promoted to Major on March 1, 1862.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Miami County Historical Society in 1975.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/05/17 by Jennifer Carter. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/17 by Jennifer Carter.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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