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William C. Olds letters 1862-1865

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1029 (Text) 00000106161292 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 2 folders

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processed during November 2006 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Collection processing revised on 2017/08/05 by Nancy Johnson. Finding aid updated on 2015/11/14 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created on 2017/08/08 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes the letters of William C. Olds to his father, Frank A. Olds, and aunt during the Civil War. Also included are letters to Frank A. Olds from Capt. D. Morris of the 63rd Indiana Regiment.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: William C. Olds 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: William C. Olds was born in Covington, Indiana on April 9, 1845. Olds served as corporal and sergeant in the 63rd Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. He married Helen Stewart and they had three children. After the war, he worked as a printer for the Chicago Herald. William died on December 7, 1893 and is buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Covington, Indiana.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Olds family on April 4, 1938.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Olds, Frank.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 363rd.
Covington (Ind.)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.

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