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Alexander Abernathy memoir 1861-1865

Abernathy, Alexander, (creator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0002 (Text) 00000105865851 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004/11/09 by Lucinda Barnhart. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/28 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists a two-page, typewritten photocopy of Alexander Abernathy's Civil War memoir and the history of the 9th Indiana Cavalry, 121st Indiana Regiment.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Alexander Abernathy memoir, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
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 or Historical Data:
Alexander Abernathy served in the American Civil War, mustering into service as a private with the 21st Indiana Infantry, Company G in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 24, 1861. After contracting typhoid fever, he was discharged in October, 1862 on a surgeon's certificate of disability. After regaining his health, Abernathy volunteered to serve with Company M, Indiana 9th Calvary on December 31, 1863 with a rank of sergeant. He mustered out as a commanding sergeant on August 28, 1865 having served three years and five months.Sources:Items in the "Abernathy, Alexander." U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/07/28. "Abernathy, Alexander." U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938. Retrieved 015/07/28.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Bob Dunnavent on 1967/08/22.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 9th (1863-1865)
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 21st (1861-1863)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Military life > Personal narratives.

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