Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
S.R. Norton letters to Hattie Norton
1 January 1862-11 March 1863
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
2011MS020 : [identification of item], S.R. Norton letters to Hattie Norton, 1 January 1862-11 March 1863, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
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On August 23, 1862, Sylvester R. Norton of Madison, Michigan, joined Company B of the Eighteenth Michigan Infantry at the age of 24. In late October 1864, Norton was promoted from Orderly Sergeant to Second Lieutenant and assigned to Company G of the same regiment.
-S.R. Norton Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.
This collection include five letters written by S.R. Norton to his wife, Hattie Norton, from the Lexington hospital and Camp Ella Bishop; letters refer to military and camp issues.