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Elisha Chamberlain collection 1862-1865.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0245 (Text) 00000106657737 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists of Photostats of letters written by Chamberlain while in the army during the Civil War, while he was stationed in Arkansas. One of the letters is addressed to an Augustine Elliott and another is to a J. S. Ruberson.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Elisha Chamberlain collection, 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:
Elisha Chamberlain was born April 18 or 19, 1827, in Indiana, to Asahel and Sarah (Elliott) Chamberlain. He married Rachel J. Reed on June 22, 1848, and they had six children. Chamberlain lived in Washington County, Indiana, his entire life, working as a farmer. On July 9, 1863, he enlisted in the Union Army, Company C, Indiana 112th Infantry and was given the rank of corporal. Chamberlain died March 31, 1888.
Subject: United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 112th (1863)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
Genre: Correspondence.

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