Augustus G. Sinks Papers
3 folders

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, December 2006

Biographical Note:

Augustus G. Sinks was born in Montgomery County, Ohio on February 12, 1841. He married Mary Alspach and they had two children. In 1877, two year’s after Mary’s death, he married Roanna I. Babcock and they had two children. In 1861, he enlisted in the 46th Indiana Regiment, Company K where he remained until 1865 and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant. Augustus G. Sinks died in June 1915.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains a copy of Augustus G. Sink’s Four Years in Dixie, a history of the 46th Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Also included is a copy of the complete muster roll of the 46th Indiana, copies of newspaper clippings concerning the 46th Indiana, and a copy of Sinks’ obituary.

Folder Listing:

1. Journal Chapters I-XVIII
2. Journal Chapters XIX-XXXI
3. Records and Clippings

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

3 folders

Collection Dates:



Fulton County Historical Society, 9 November 1965

Access: This collection is open for research.



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

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