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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0010 (Text) 00000105865927 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 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains letters written by Ben Albert to his brother in 1862. Albert discusses life in the army, sending money and clothing home, and family life. Both letters are photocopied from the original. Due to the poor quality of the copy, transcripts are available.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Ben Albert letters, 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:
Ben Albert lived in Louisville, Kentucky. On August 15, 1861, he enlisted with Company G. of the 22nd Indiana Infantry Regiment, to fight for the Union. During his career, Albert was promoted to the rank of sergeant. He was killed in battle on October 8, 1862 in Perryville, Kentucky. He was married with three children.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from J. L. Doerr on 1975/06/06.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1861-1865)
Families > Indiana > 19th century.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Military life.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
Genre: Correspondence.

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