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Ben Albert Letters
S 10
1 folder
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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, January 2005

Biographical Note:

Ben Albert lived in Louisville, Kentucky.  On August 15, 1861, he enlisted with the Co. G. of the 22nd Indiana Infantry, to fight for the Union.  During his career, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant.  He was killed in battle on October 8, 1862 in Perryville, Kentucky.  He was married with three children.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains letters written by Ben Albert to his brother.  Albert discusses life in the army, sending money and clothing home, as well as his family.  Both letters are photocopied from the original.  Due to the poor quality of the copy, transcripts are available.

Item Listing:

Folder 1.

2 June 1862
ALS (copy) to Brother from Ben Albert
16 June 1862
 ALS (copy) to [Brother] from Ben Albert
Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder 
Collection Dates: 1862 
Provenance: J.L. Doerr, Louisville, KY, 6 June 1975 
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.