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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0027 (Text) 00000105866438 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004/11 by Lucinda Barnhart. EAD finding aid created 20215/07/30 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a letter from Edward L. Andrews in Indianapolis, Indiana to his mother, Sarah E. Andrews, on June 14, 1863 regarding watch duties, the capturing of Confederates, and treason while serving with the Union army during the American Civil War.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Edward L. Andrews letter, 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:
Edward L. Andrews, the son of James W. and Sarah E. Andrews, was born in Indiana in 1841, the oldest of seven children. He enlisted on Aug. 18, 1862 into the 71st Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company K, then transferred on Feb. 23, 1863, as a private, into the 6th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company K. He was taken prisoner and died at Andersonville Prison, Georgia on June 14, 1864. He is buried at the Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon County, Georgia. Sources:Items in the collection.Ancestry.com. "Andrews, Edward L." 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com Ancestry.com. "Andrews, Edward L." 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://search.ancestrylibrary.comAncestry.com. "Andrews, Edward L." Andersonville Prisoners of War. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://search.ancestrylibrary.comFindaGrave.com. "Andrews, Edward L., Pvt." Find a Grave Index. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://www.findagrave.comAncestry.com. "Andrews, Edward L." U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://search.ancestrylibrary.comAncestry.com. "Andrews, Edward L." U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://search.ancestrylibrary.comAncestry.com. "Andrews, Edward L." U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/07/30. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Oakie Collier on 1969/12/16.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 71st (1862-1863)
Soldiers > Indiana > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Military life.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Prisoners and prisons.
Genre: Correspondence.

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