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James Nixon Civil War discharge paper

Label
James Nixon Civil War discharge paper, 1866/01/10
Title
James Nixon Civil War discharge paper
Inclusive dates
1866/01/10
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes the January 10, 1866 discharge paper of James Nixon from Company M, 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery following the end of the Civil War. On the back of the document a note was added that states, "Given to F.G. McCormack by: Mrs. Sarah J. Bechner who received it from James S. Nixon at Arlington, IND. June - 1867, to be kept for him, but no trace of him has been found since that time. 9-21-1921." The collection also has an envelope with James Nixon, H.H.(?) Daugherty, and Shelbyville written on it
Biographical or historical data
James Nixon was born around 1840 in Syracuse, New York. He was a blacksmith by trade and was living in Shelbyville, Indiana when he enlisted with the Company M, 1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery for three years service on October 13, 1863. He was an artificer and served until he was mustered out on January 10, 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: Information found within collection.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nixon, James
  • United States
  • Military discharge
  • Soldiers
  • United States
Label
James Nixon Civil War discharge paper
Link
https://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2919%20Nixon%20James%20Discharge%20Paper.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/24 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/24 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
21559044
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from F.G. McCormack on 1921/09/23.
System control number
(OCoLC)1052783635
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
James Nixon Civil War discharge paper
Link
https://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2919%20Nixon%20James%20Discharge%20Paper.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/24 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/24 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
21559044
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from F.G. McCormack on 1921/09/23.
System control number
(OCoLC)1052783635
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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