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Lyman C. Flanders Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3757

This collection consists of a Civil War Letter written by Lyman C. Flanders on April 26, 1864, from Knoxville. In the letter, Flanders asked his friend Huntington to go to Captain Mills' office to retrieve a favorite pistol taken from him at the Chattanooga Depot.

Dates

  • 1864 April 26

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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

Biographical/Historical Note

Lyman C. Flanders was a resident of Winchester, Illinois. He enlisted on August 9, 1861 as a private. A week later, Flanders was mustered into the "C" Company Illinois 28th Infantry. After the war he lived in Quincy, Illinois, until his death in 1913.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This item was purchased by Special Collections in 2014.

Repository Details

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

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