William C. Olds Letters
S1029
1862-1865
2 folders

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, Nov. 2006


Biographical Note:

William C. Olds was born in Covington, Indiana April 9, 1845. Olds served as corporal and sergeant in the 63rd Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. He married Helen Stewart and together they had three children. After the war he worked as a printer for the Chicago Herald. William C. Olds died December 7, 1893 and is buried in Mt. Home Cemetery in Covington, Indiana.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains the letters of William C. Olds to his father, Frank A. Olds, and aunt during the Civil War. Also included are letters to Frank A. Olds from Capt. D. Morris of the 63rd Indiana Regiment.


Item Listing:

Folder 1Correspondence, 1862-1864

1862 June 6	To “Mr. Olds” from D. Morris ALS- mention of Henry Smith Lane and Albert Smith White calling on the regiment and 
                                offering all assistance in their power in getting them pay. 
1862 June 6	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1862 July 25	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1862 Aug. 2	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Jan. 16	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Jan. 21	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Jan. 26	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Feb. 11	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Feb. 19	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Mar. 13	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Apr. 3	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 May 24	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 June 11	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Aug. 10	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Aug. 25	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1863 Nov. 28	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Jan. 8	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Jan. 10	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Mar. 7	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Mar. 16	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Mar. 22 	Olds, William C. to “Aunt” from ALS
1864 Mar. 23	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Apr.9	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Apr. 21	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 May 5	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 May 21	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS

Folder 2Correspondence, 1864-1865

1864 May 21	Morris, Capt. D. to “Friend Olds” ALS
1864 June 1	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 June 30	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 June 30	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 July 24	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 July 29	“Friend Olds” from Capt. D. Morris ALS
1864 July 30	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Aug. 8	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Aug. 8	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Aug. 13	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Aug. 22	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Aug. 23	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Sept. 11	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Oct. 2	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1864 Dec. 11	Morris, Capt. D. to “Friend Olds” ALS
1864 Dec. 27	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS 
1865 Jan. 30	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS 
1865 Feb. 13	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS 
1865 Mar. 23	To “Father”
1865 Apr. 8	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
1865 Apr. 9	To “Aunt” from William C. Olds ALS
1865 Apr. 9	Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
Undated	                Olds, William C. and D. Morris to Frank A. Olds ALS
Undated	                Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
Undated	                Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
Undated	                Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS
Undated	                Olds, William C. to Frank A. Olds ALS

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

2 folders (55 items)

Collection Dates:

1862-1865

Provenance:

Olds family, 4 April 1938

Access: This collection is open for research.

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

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