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Edward B. Williams letters

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 176

Scope and Contents

The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence and a broadside.

There are thirty-two letters written from Edward Williams to his wife, Mrs. E. B. Williams.

With the letters is a broadside titled, "Sketch of Marches and Campaigns Made by Company C, Thirty-second Iowa Infantry, under Maj. Gen. A. J. Smith ... from the Time They Left Union City, Tennessee, about January 1st, 1864, to Montgomery, Alabama, April, 1865..." (Dillon, Iowa, n.d.).


  • Creation: 1864-1865


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Edward B. Williams was a soldier of Company C, 32nd Iowa Infantry, during the American Civil War. Williams was the father-in law of Clyde B. Aitchison.


0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials



Edward B. Williams was a soldier of Company C, 32nd Iowa Infantry, during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence and a broadside.


Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the Edward B. Williams Letters
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Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo
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Finding aid written in English
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA