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Charles H. Gorsuch papers

Identifier: 00114

Scope and Contents

These papers contain military records (1861-1866) of Captain Charles H. Gorsuch, who commanded Company K, 38th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War. The records include clothing and equipment inventories, invoices for ordinance and ordinance stores, and equipment depositions. Also included are correspondence, legal documents and receipts relating to Gorsuch's involvement in farming and in business activities after the war in Ohio and then in Waldron, Hillsdale County, Michigan.


  • Creation: 1861 - 1923

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

During the Civil War, Charles H. Gorsuch commanded Company K, 28th Ohio Infantry. He later ran a general store in Waldron, Hillsdale County, Michigan, with his brothers and later his sons. Gorsuch also was a Justice of the Peace.


0.33 Cubic Feet (16 folders)

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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Robert E. Onweller, 1962-07-06.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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