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Jean Simmonds collection of Civil War letters

 Collection — Folder: S2833
Identifier: S2833

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of letters written from 1861 to 1873. Most of the letters were written by William Innis to his wife, Mary Ann during the Civil War, but there are also some letters from other correspondents, presumably members of their extended family. Locations on the letters include Camp Shiloh, Camp Wood, and Georgetown, Ohio.


  • 1861-1873

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

Most of the correspondence was written by William Innis, who was a soldier in Company G of the 39th Indiana Volunteers.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Jean Simmonds on 1976/02/26.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/08/26 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/26 by Lauren Patton.
Jean Simmonds collection of Civil War letters
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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