John C. Belleville papers
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
- 1861 - 1921
- Belleville, John C., -1877? (Person)
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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.
1 linear foot (2 document cases + 5 oversize folders) : 60 items
RH MS 182
RH MS Q33-Q37
RH MS R16
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Larry McBride, 1975
- Guide to the John C. Belleville Collection
- John C. Belleville papers
- Finding aid prepared by tg, 1977; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2007; revised by skt, 2010
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- Preferred citation
John C. Belleville Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 182, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries