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Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter, 1886.
Wyles SC 1
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Title:

Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter, 1886

Creator/Contributor:

Acheson, Alexander Wilson, 1842-1934, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

One letter from Alexander Wilson Acheson (1842-1934), Civil War soldier, mayor of Denison, Texas, and physician, on letterhead stationery of The Missouri Pacific Railway Co., to the editor of the Philadelphia Press, regarding the editor's desire to write a history of Pennsylvania troops in the Civil War. Acheson had been a private in the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Regiment and later was transferred to the 140th Pennsylvania Regiment. He talks about his experiences in the Civil War. Denison, Texas, 8 Jan. 1886.

Date:

1886 (issued)

Subject:

Acheson, Alexander Wilson -- 1842-1934
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States. -- Army. -- Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 140th (1862-1865)

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Acquisition undetermined.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Alexander Wilson Acheson Letter. Wyles SC 1. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Finding aid available in the Department of Special Collections and on the Internet.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)
Civil wars.

Physical Description:

.01 linear feet

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt6q2nb3x0

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.

Related Item:

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