Charles E. Austin letters, photograph and diary
Austin was the youngest son of A. E. Austin of Austinburg, Ohio, and served as a Lieutenant in the 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac. This collection consist of letters, photographs and a diary from 1855-1864.
- Creation: 1855 - 1864
- Austin, Charles E. (Person)
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Biography of Austin, Charles E.
Austin was the youngest son of A. E. Austin of Austinburg, Ohio, and served as a Lieutenant in the 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac. He died from a wound received in battle, June 1864, He had lived for awhile with his brother in Nebraska, whose diary of Ohio farm life is included in the collection.
2 folders (9 items)
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Scope and Contents
A collection of letters, photographs and a diary from 1855-1864. Detailed in 2 separate folders, concerning the life of Charles E. Austin.
RH MS P240
RH MS-P P240
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Larry Laird, 1974.
Genre / Form
- Guide to the Charles E. Austin Collection
- Charles E. Austin letters, photograph and diary
- kpz 11 July 1974; mg 2004 ; revised by rw, 2009.
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- Preferred citation
Charles E. Austin Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P240, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas