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William Judkins papers 1861-1932

Judkins, Sarah, (creator.).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S076 (Text) 00000105866578 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Sarah Judkins in Indiana on 1861/11/05 regarding family business, a Civil War uniform button and two official documents verifying military service in the Mexican and Civil Wars.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
William Judkins papers, 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 Judkins was born May 25, 1826 in Brown County, Ohio and was moved to Alto, in Howard County, Indiana when very young. He was mustered into the military in New Albany, Indiana on June 20, 1846 and was mustered out at New Orleans, Louisiana on June 16, 1847, having served in Company C, 1st Regiment Indiana Volunteers for the Mexican War, in General Taylor's campaign, the battle of Buena Vista and other engagements. He married Sarah E. Tull of Shelby County in Shelby County on April 5, 1849. They had six children. During the Civil War, he enrolled as a captain of Company H, 16th Regiment Indiana Volunteers on May 14, 1861 and was mustered out at Washington, D.C., on May 23, 1862. He then mustered into Company D, 18th Regiment Indiana Volunteers Infantry, in which he served during the remainder of the Civil War. After the war, he became a merchant and postmaster in Fairland, Indiana. He lived in Indianapolis for many years, dying there on August 30, 1900. He is buried at Boggstown Cemetery, in Boggstown, Indiana.Information found within the collection."Judkins, William". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/03/04."Judkins, William". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/04."Judkins, William". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/04."Judkins, William". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/04."Judkins, William". ICPR Digital Archives. Retrieved 2015/03/04."Judkins, William". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/03/04.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Judkins, William.
United States. Army. Indiana Volunteer Regiment, 16th (1861-1862)
United States. Army. Indiana Volunteer Regiment, 1st (1846-1847)
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Indiana > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre: Buttons (Fasteners)

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