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Amos W. Kibbee Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3084

This collection consists of a letter dated August 18, 1862, from Amos W. Kibbee in Jackson, Tennessee to his cousin Hattie A. Tuttle in Concord, Ohio. Amos discusses his opinions of the military, the hardships of his battle-scarred unit, and the potential of freed slaves.

Dates

  • 1862 August 18

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated August 18, 1862, from Amos W. Kibbee in Jackson, Tennessee to his cousin Hattie A. Tuttle in Concord, Ohio. Amos discusses his opinions of the military, the hardships of his battle-scarred unit, and the potential of freed slaves.

Biographical/Historical Note

Amos W. Kibbee (d. 1915) of Metropolis, Illinois, enlisted in the 15th Illinois Cavalry as a corporal on August 7, 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant and mustered out on August 25, 1864. He later moved to Lake County, Ohio, where he died.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on April 8, 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480