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Dixon and Jordan Family Papers Finding Aid
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TitleDixon and Jordan Family Papers Finding Aid
AbstractThis collection contains close to 40 Civil War letters written between the Dixon family with some related Jordan family letters. Most were written by men in the family who were soldiers in the Union Army primarily in Company K, 47th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers as well as a few letters from Company E, 112th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers. The Lemuel Dixon family was residing in Stark County, Illinois, during this war-time period. Letters contain news pertaining to the soldier's health as well as other soldiers from the same community back home, camp conditions, troop movements, hospital conditions, politics, and the Rebels.
Date1840-ca1898 (bulk 1861-1863)
LocationSC15-9
SubjectSoldiers
Local SubjectDixon Family
Jordan Family
47th Illinois Infantry Regiment
112th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Civil War
Item TypeFinding Aid
Item ID103588
CONTENTdm number36941
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