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Samuel K. Baker (--1864) Letters, 1851-1905
GC 1203  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Samuel K. Baker (--1864) Letters, 1851-1905
    Dates: 1851-1905
    Collection Number: GC 1203
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .2 linear ft.
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by Baker to his wife Amanda from 1861-1864. Most of the letters are written from various locations in Virginia and discuss the health of the troops, the horses assigned to them, and some of the battles the soldiers fought.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Samuel K. Baker (--1864) Letters, 1851-1905. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Samuel K. Baker of New York fought in the Civil War as a Union soldier.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by Baker to his wife Amanda from 1861-1864. Most of the letters are written from various locations in Virginia and discuss the health of the troops, the horses assigned to them, and some of the battles the soldiers fought. Also typescripts of the original letters.

    Indexing Terms

    United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Correspondence.