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Nathan Hiatt Letters

Label
Nathan Hiatt Letters, 1862-1863
Title
Nathan Hiatt Letters
Inclusive dates
1862-1863
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nathan wrote five letters from September 17, 1862 to June 5, 1863, to his sister Sabina. Besides the Xerox copies of the original letters, there are handwritten translations by Kenneth A. Boomer of Indianapolis
Biographical or historical data
Nathan Hiatt was a Quaker from Farmland, Indiana. When he enlisted on August 2, 1862, Captain Osborn, the mustering officer, recorded that Nathan was 19 years old, had blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, and was 5' 5" tall. He was born in Randolph County, Indiana, and was a farmer. He enlisted for three years in Company A, 84th Indiana Volunteers. The five letters in this collection were written to his sister Sabina. Nathan was numbered among the 125 men of the 84th Indiana who were killed, wounded, or missing at the Battle of Chickamauga, which occurred September 19 and 20, 1863. Nathan died on the 2nd day of the battle.
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Nathan Hiatt Letters
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/files/S2918_Hiatt_Nathan_Letters.doc
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processed completed 2013/11 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Control code
20247257
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881247188
  • (OCoLC)881247188
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.
Label
Nathan Hiatt Letters
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/files/S2918_Hiatt_Nathan_Letters.doc
Note
Processing information: Collection processed completed 2013/11 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Control code
20247257
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881247188
  • (OCoLC)881247188
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.

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