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John Wilson papers, 1861-1865, 1861

Part of John Wilson papers, 1861-1865

kukm1f61m_383Guide to the John Wilson papers, 1861-1865Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the John Wilson papers, 1861-1865Collection number: 1F61M-383Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.John Wilson papers, 1861-18651F61M-383Wilson, John.1 reel of microfilm.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky. Loan while microfilming, 1961.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], John Wilson papers 1861-1865, 1F61M-383, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.John Wilson, a resident of Madison and Estill Counties, Kentucky, was a captain in the Eighth Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers.These papers are the military records kept by John Wilson during the civil war. Materials include orders and commands, correspondences, receipts, muster rolls, registers of men and equipment, and monthly reports relating to the Eighth Regiment. Information concerns the daily operations, living conditions, and activities of the brigade. Several orders are supplied by the Headquarters Fourth Division, Army of the Ohio. Considerable detail concerning individual soldiers, such as their rank, civilian occupations, date and place of enlistment, deaths, and desertions, may be obtained from these records. A few declaration of enlistment documents are also included.Some topics are treated chronologically, others alphabetically.Wilson, John.United States--Army--Regiment Infantry, Kentucky Volunteers, 8thUnited States--Army--Army of the Ohio.--Division, 4thMilitary history--Records and correspondenceUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865SoldiersKentucky--Military historyAccountsCorrespondenceDeclarationsReceipts Registers RollsJohn Wilson papers, 1861-1865