Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/02 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/11/04 by Bethany Fiechter.
This collection contains two commissions for William H. Sherfy, one to the rank of major and the other to the rank of captain in the U. S. Army.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
William H. Sherfy Commissions, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data:
William H. Sherfy served in 16th Infantry Regiment, company D as a private and 97th Infantry Regiment, and company K as second lieutenant during the Civil War. He did not attain the rank of major and then captain until after the war had ended.