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Cecil Beeson collection on Albert Woolson, 1956-1982

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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 S2796 (Text) 279601-13825 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains photocopies primarily on the life and military service of Albert Woolson. There is correspondence from Cecil Beeson in his acquisition of the papers, an article on the life of Albert Woolson, and copies of Woolson's military record, death certificate, and pension documents. The collection was created between 1956 and 1982.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Cecil Beeson collection on Albert Woolson, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Albert Woolson was born in Watertown, New York on February 11, 1847 and served in the 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery as a drummer boy. He mustered in at St. Paul on October 10, 1864 and out on September 27, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee. He died on August 2, 1956 as the last Union Civil War soldier.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Cecil Beeson on 1982/05/26.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Woolson, Albert, 1850-1956.
United States. Army. Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Veterans.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Veterans > Pensions.

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