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Guide to the William B. Fullerton Civil War Letters
MS 183  
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Description
This collection consists of letters from William Fullerton to and from his family during his term of enlistment in the Union Army from 1862-1865.
Background
William B. Fullerton was born in 1823 in Wolfboro, New Hampshire and died there at the age of 84 in 1906. He enlisted in the 12th New Hampshire Infantry August 12, 1862. He served for three years in the Union Army, spending most of the time sick in a hospital, and then working for the Quarter Master's office in Albany, New York. After discharge, he went home to Wolfboro, New Hampshire to take over the family farm. There he married and had two children.
Extent
36 letters

.5 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.