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1826-1924 (Bulk 1861-1924)

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The Hugh T. Carlisle Collection 1826-1924 (bulk 1861-1924) documents the life of Hugh T. Carlisle, a Civil War soldier and veteran. The collection contains correspondence, journals, legal records related to his military pension and property transactions, newspaper clippings, and a marriage certificate. The bulk of this collection relates to his Civil War service and includes documentation on his success in obtaining a Homestead Act property deed in 1880.

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The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Homestead law -- United States -- History
Land settlement -- Kansas -- History
United States -- History -- 1865
United States Army -- Civil War -- United States

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