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The Resource Henry C. Leeson diaries

Henry C. Leeson diaries

Label
Henry C. Leeson diaries, 1861-1864
Title
Henry C. Leeson diaries
Inclusive dates
1861-1864
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes three diaries from Henry C. Leeson of ranging from 1861 to 1864 regarding his experiences as a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil War
Biographical or historical data
Henry C. Leeson was born on August 5, 1841 in Indiana to Moses and Elizabeth Leeson. He had thrre siblings. He enlisted, as a corporal, in the 8th Indiana Regiment, Company D on September 5, 1861 and was promoted to sergeant. Leeson mustered out on September 4, 1864. He married Anna D. Henderson on June 18, 1868 in Wayne County, Indiana and they had two daughters. He worked as a retail grocer in 1880. Leeson died in 1916 and was buried in Centerville, Indiana.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Leeson, Henry C." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed April 28, 2014. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Leeson, Henry C." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed April 28, 2014. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Leeson, Henry C." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed April 28, 2014. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Leeson, Henry C." U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Accessed April 28, 2014. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Leeson, Henry C." Web: Indiana, Find a Grave Index, 1800-2012. Accessed April 28, 2014. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1841-1916
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Leeson, Henry C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Wayne County (Ind.)
Label
Henry C. Leeson diaries
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2708
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/04/21 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/21 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged 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
20664281
Extent
0.01 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 donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn953971948
  • (OCoLC)953971948
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
1 folder
Label
Henry C. Leeson diaries
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2708
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/04/21 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/21 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged 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
20664281
Extent
0.01 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 donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn953971948
  • (OCoLC)953971948
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
1 folder

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