Rufus B. Cole letter
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a letter from Rufus B. Cole, stationed with a Michigan civil War regiment in Louisville, Kentucky. The letter is primarily concerned with religious concerns and Cole's desire to be home again. This letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-1E/cole/.
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.
Rufus B. Cole was born to Dyer and Akna M. H. Cole circa 1834 in New York. He enlisted in Company K, Michigan 14th Infantry Regiment on 07 January 1862 at Locke, Michigan and mustered out on 12 Jan 1865.
He was married to Martha Cole. Cole died on 3 May 1867 at age 34 in Locke, Michigan.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
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Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, date unknown. Transferred by Michigan State Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Rufus B. Cole Letter
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- December 1964
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- Finding aid written in English.
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