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Description
This collection contains 10 holograph letters ranging from April to October 1864 written by H. Austin to his wife Susan Austin during the American Civil War.
Background
Hiram Austin was born on November 18, 1823 in Ferrisburg, Vermont to his parents Nicholas Austin and Harriett Orvis. He married Susan Harriett Ruskell in 1838 and had two children, George (1856) and Lizzie Annie (1867). They lived in Fox Lake, Wisconsin during the Civil War. Hiram passed away in 1896 in Wichita, Kansas, followed by his wife Susan in 1904. This information was taken from Ancestry.com (8/30/2016) and varies slightly from the biographical information provided with the collection.
Extent
0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.
Availability
This collection is open for research.