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John C. Belleville papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 182

Overview

The John C. Belleville collection contains military correspondence, records and reports relating to Belleville's service in his unit at Columbus, Kentucky. It also contains his family's correspondence, bank and business papers and photographs

Dates

  • 1861 - 1921

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of John C. Belleville, died 1877?

John C. Belleville served as a lieutenant in Company B of the 2nd Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment (African Descent). In 1863 Company B was at Columbus, Kentucky. In April, 1864 the regiment was reorganized and became the 4th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery Regiment. After his service in the Civil War, Belleville in 1872 became a postal clerk in Della, Illinois. On May 15, 1874 he was appointed Postmaster at Downs, Illinois.

Extent

1 linear foot (2 document cases + 5 oversize folders) : 60 items

Physical Location

RH MS 182

Physical Location

RH MS Q33-Q37

Physical Location

RH MS R16

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Larry McBride, 1975

Title
Guide to the John C. Belleville Collection
Subtitle
John C. Belleville papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by tg, 1977; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2007; revised by skt, 2010
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9488054655
Preferred citation
John C. Belleville Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 182, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
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