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SC15-1 James J. Akard Papers Finding Aid
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TitleSC15-1 James J. Akard Papers Finding Aid
AbstractJames J. Akard was born July 7, 1838, in Polk County, Missouri. He was captain of Company A, Eighth Missouri State Militia Cavalry during the Civil War. After the war he was elected to the state legislature and held other important Polk County positions including sheriff, collector and clerk of the county court. He died in 1919.

The collection includes official reports, general orders, court martial proceedings, photographs, correspondence, pension claims, and miscellaneous items. Much of the material in the collection relates to Company A, 8th Cavalry Regiment, Missouri State Militia.
Date1861-1917 (bulk 1861-1865)
Local SubjectAkard, James J.
Civil War
Item TypeFinding Aid
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Item ID106727
CONTENTdm number37183
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