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William Judkins papers

Label
William Judkins papers, 1861-1932
Title
William Judkins papers
Inclusive dates
1861-1932
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Sarah Judkins in Indiana on 1861/11/05 regarding family business, a Civil War uniform button and two official documents verifying military service in the Mexican and Civil Wars
Biographical or historical data
William Judkins was born May 25, 1826 in Brown County, Ohio and was moved to Alto, in Howard County, Indiana when very young. He was mustered into the military in New Albany, Indiana on June 20, 1846 and was mustered out at New Orleans, Louisiana on June 16, 1847, having served in Company C, 1st Regiment Indiana Volunteers for the Mexican War, in General Taylor's campaign, the battle of Buena Vista and other engagements. He married Sarah E. Tull of Shelby County in Shelby County on April 5, 1849. They had six children. During the Civil War, he enrolled as a captain of Company H, 16th Regiment Indiana Volunteers on May 14, 1861 and was mustered out at Washington, D.C., on May 23, 1862. He then mustered into Company D, 18th Regiment Indiana Volunteers Infantry, in which he served during the remainder of the Civil War. After the war, he became a merchant and postmaster in Fairland, Indiana. He lived in Indianapolis for many years, dying there on August 30, 1900. He is buried at Boggstown Cemetery, in Boggstown, Indiana.Information found within the collection."Judkins, William". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Judkins, William". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://www.findagrave.com"Judkins, William". ICPR Digital Archives. Retrieved 2015/03/04. https://secure.in.gov"Judkins, William". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Judkins, Sarah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judkins, William
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Indiana
Label
William Judkins papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1641
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman
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
20385876
Extent
0.02 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)ocn906044244
  • (OCoLC)906044244
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
William Judkins papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1641
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman
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
20385876
Extent
0.02 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)ocn906044244
  • (OCoLC)906044244
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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