Archival Finding Aids

Dates

1826-1924 (Bulk 1861-1924)

Collection Number

MSS.2011.09.16

Abstract

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.

Indexing Terms

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

Document Type

Finding Aid

Upload Date

2011

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.