1. Creator/Author:
  2. Old Citizen of Parke (1)

Letter from "An Old Citizen of Parke" to Richard W. Thompson

Creator:
Old Citizen of Parke
Collection:
Richard W. Thompson Collection
Location:
Parke County, Indiana
Date of Original:
1865
Description:
Letter, 20.25 cm, criticizing men of Parke County who are dodging military service. Includes response, 25 cm, by A.G. Preston, addressed to "the citizen of Park" and Messrs Darrow & Steele, explaining requirements for exemption from service and noting "The Board of Enrollment have thought proper to publish a list of those persons exempted and the causes of their discharge" in the newspaper.
Subject:
Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908302317
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908302317
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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