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Collection Reference Number GLC02750.277
From Archive Folder Collection of Ethan A. Jenks, Company I, Seventh Regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers 
Title Captain Ethan A. Jenks' legal statement regarding the validity of Erasmus D. Clark's pension claim
Date 1889
Document Type Legal document
Subjects Soldier's Pay  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Pension    
People Jenks, Ethan A. (fl. 1828-1901)  Clark, Erasmus D. (fl. 1863-1889)  
Place written Providence, Rhode Island
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Jenks served as Captain of Company "I," seventh regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers between 1862 and 1865. During the Civil War, Jenks' Regiment spent time in Rhode Island, Kentucky, and Virginia, participating in battles at Fredericksburg and Fort Sedgwick. Following the Civil War, Jenks returned to Rhode Island, becoming President of the Seventh Rhode Island Veterans Association and later serving as a deputy tax collector. Jenks was married to Sanondess Jenks (1835-1923) during and after the War. This collection contains various letters, military documents, deeds, and other items related to Jenks' life during and after the War.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Unit Rhode Island Volunteers, 7th Regiment, Company "I"