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John Ferguson
S3071
1863
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Andrea Bean Hough, 1998

 

Biographical Note:

Reverend John Ferguson of Spurgeon, Indiana served as a chaplain to the 1st Indiana Cavalry during the Civil War. He was married to Matilda Ferguson.

Source:
Information Found within Collection
S3016 Rev. John Ferguson Memoirs. Manuscripts and Rare Books Division. Indiana State Library.

Scope and Content:

The collection includes two letters sent from Ferguson to his wife from Arkansas in 1863. The letters describe activities in the regiment and the possibility of re-enlisting for three more years, as well as the experiences of living in Arkansas.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1. 

Date 
Aug. 26, 1863 ALS from Ferguson to wife Matilda, sent from Devil’s Bluff [Backbone], Ark.
Dec. 18, 1863 ALS from Ferguson to wife Matilda, sent from Pine Bluff, Ark.

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder, 2 items
Collection Dates: 1863
Provenance:  Unknown
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
Alternate Formats: 
Related Holdings: S3016 Rev. John Ferguson
Collection Notes: