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Guide to the E.F. Mendenhall paper MSS.1668

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-06-22T11:44-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

E.F. Mendendall paper

Unit ID:

MSS.1668

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 5 pages)

Dates:

1895 June 8

Abstract:

This collection contains a paper by E.F. Mendenhall titled "From School Room to Army," read to the Grand Army of the Republic George W. Lennard post in New Castle, Indiana, on 8 June 1895. Mendenhall was a soldier in the 101st Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The regiment saw extensive service in the Western theater, including the Battle of Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and Sherman's "March to the Sea." These events, however, are only mentioned in passing in Mendenhall's very brief paper.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a handwritten paper titled "From School Room to Army," read to the Grand Army of the Republic George W. Lennard post in New Castle, Indiana, on 8 June 1895 by Mendenhall, a soldier in the 101st Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The regiment saw extensive service in the Western theater, including the Battle of Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and Sherman's "March to the Sea." These events, however, are only mentioned in passing in Mendenhall's very brief paper.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

E.F. Mendenhall Collection, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

Civil War soldier from Indiana.

From School Room to Army Box 6476 Folder 25

Paper by E. F. Mendenhall, entitled, From School Room to Army, June 8, 1895 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20779