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Alexander Abernathy Papers
S 2
circa 1870s
1 folder
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Processed by: Lucinda Barnhart, November 2004

Biographical Note:

Alexander Abernathy, civil war veteran, was a private in the 21st Indiana Infantry Co. G.  Abernathy was mustered into service in Indianapolis on July 24, 1861.  After some time, Abernathy’s regiment went into camp at Algiers in Louisiana where they were struck with Typhoid fever.  After healing, Abernathy continued his military duty until August 28, 1865.  He served 3 years and 5 months.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of the brief civil war memoirs (photocopy) of Alexander Abernathy and a one paragraph history of the 9th Indiana Cavalry-121st Regiment.

Item Listing:

n.d.    Memoirs of Alexander Abernathy (photocopy).

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: n.d.
Provenance: Bob Dunnavent, Athens, Alabama, 22 August 1965
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.