The Resource George Dudley Stratton letters and diary

George Dudley Stratton letters and diary

Label
George Dudley Stratton letters and diary, 1862-1865
Title
George Dudley Stratton letters and diary
Inclusive dates
1862-1865
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by Sergeant George Stratton, 66th Indiana Regiment, Company B, to his family, 1862-1865. The second folder includes a newspaper clipping on the Stratton family and three pages of Stratton family genealogy notes. The third folder consists of a typed and bound photocopy of Stratton's personal diary from January 1, 1865-May 24 1865 transcribed by Robert B. Scott
Biographical or historical data
George Stratton was born in Shelby County, Kentucky, in 1842, to David and Martha Ann (Shanks) Stratton. In 1845, he moved with this family to Washington County, Indiana (near Campbellsburg). He married Camilla Russell on November 5, 1865 in Salem, Indiana. Stratton died on November 30, 1918, in Harvey County, Kansas. Of the ten Stratton children, four served in the Civil War: George and William, 66th Indiana Regiment; Samuel, 25th Indiana Regiment; and Seth, 107th Indiana Regiment. The letters include discussions of the Battle of Collierville; Siege of Vicksburg; and Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. The diary includes movement of the Regiment from Georgia to Washington, D.C. Sources: Correspondence from Robert B. Scott, Prairie Village, Kansas; and Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stratton family
  • United States
  • Genealogy
  • Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864
  • Collierville (Tenn.)
  • United States
  • Vicksburg (Miss.)
Label
George Dudley Stratton letters and diary
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2908%20Stratton%20George%20Dudley%20Letters%20and%20Diary.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/10/24 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/10/24 by Linda Gellert
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21278210
Extent
0.03 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Robert B. Scott on 1989/05/25, and 1989/06/10.
System control number
(OCoLC)1015891740
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
3 folders
Label
George Dudley Stratton letters and diary
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2908%20Stratton%20George%20Dudley%20Letters%20and%20Diary.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/10/24 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/10/24 by Linda Gellert
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21278210
Extent
0.03 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Robert B. Scott on 1989/05/25, and 1989/06/10.
System control number
(OCoLC)1015891740
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
3 folders

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