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The Resource James R. Slack papers

James R. Slack papers

Label
James R. Slack papers, 1837-1882
Title
James R. Slack papers
Inclusive dates
1837-1882
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains Slack's correspondence to his wife Ann in Huntington, Indiana during the Civil War. Also included is his diary, written during the siege of Mobile, Alabama from March to May 1865; and other family correspondence and business papers
Biographical or historical data
James R. Slack was born September 28, 1818 in Buck County, Pennsylvania. He attended an Academy at Newton, Pennsylvania where he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. He married Ann P. Thomson and they had four children. He was the Huntington County, Indiana Auditor 1842-1851, a member of the Indiana State Senate 1851-52, 1859, and 1861. He joined the 47th Regiment Indiana Volunteers where he served as brigadier General 1861-65 and was brevet Major General 1865-66. He served as Judge of the Huntington County Circuit Court 1873-1881 and ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1854 and 1880. James R. Slack died July 28, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1818-1881
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slack, James R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slack, James R.
  • Slack, Ann Thomspon
  • Bright, Jesse D.
  • United States
  • Huntington County (Ind.)
  • United States
  • Alabama
  • Mobile (Ala.)
Label
James R. Slack papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/248
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2007/01 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter
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
17554343
Extent
1 manuscripts box
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Mrs. BHB Grayson.
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247223321
  • (OCoLC)247223321
Terms governing use
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.
Label
James R. Slack papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/248
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2007/01 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter
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
17554343
Extent
1 manuscripts box
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Mrs. BHB Grayson.
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247223321
  • (OCoLC)247223321
Terms governing use
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.

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