John Wilson papers, 1861-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Wilson papers, 1861-1865
Creator
Wilson, John.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm.
Subjects
Wilson, John.
United States--Army--Regiment Infantry, Kentucky Volunteers, 8th
United States--Army--Army of the Ohio.--Division, 4th
Military history--Records and correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Soldiers
Kentucky--Military history
Accounts
Correspondence
Declarations
Receipts
Registers
Rolls
Arrangement
Some topics are treated chronologically, others alphabetically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
John Wilson, a resident of Madison and Estill Counties, Kentucky, was a captain in the Eighth Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers.
Scope and Content
These papers are the military records kept by John Wilson during the civil war. Materials include orders and commands, correspondences, receipts, muster rolls, registers of men and equipment, and monthly reports relating to the Eighth Regiment. Information concerns the daily operations, living conditions, and activities of the brigade. Several orders are supplied by the Headquarters Fourth Division, Army of the Ohio. Considerable detail concerning individual soldiers, such as their rank, civilian occupations, date and place of enlistment, deaths, and desertions, may be obtained from these records. A few declaration of enlistment documents are also included.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

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