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Collection Reference Number GLC00203.06
From Archive Folder Collection of documents from Edwin Jackson, D company, 6th regiment, Minnesota, infantry 
Title Edwin Jackson to William Jackson giving instructions on where to send his mail and news about his brother's discharge
Date 14 June 1863
Author Jackson, Edwin (fl. 1862-1865)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He informs his brother to send mail to Fort Abercrombie so it will reach him on the plains. Henry will get his discharge within the next few days.
Subjects Soldier's Letter  Military History  Fortification  Post Office  American Indian History  Westward Expansion  Frontiers and Exploration  Children and Family  Infantry  
People Jackson, Edwin (fl. 1862-1865)  Jackson, William (fl. 1862-1865)  Little Crow (d. 1863)  
Place written Camp Pope, Minnesota
Theme Native Americans; The American Civil War; Children & Family; Westward Expansion; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Edwin Jackson, a farmer from Minnetonka, Minnesota, served as a private in Company D of the 6th Minnesota Volunteers for three years, from August 1862 to August 1865. His regiment first fought the Dakota Indians in the Dakota-U.S. Conflict of 1862; they then continued fighting Indians in Minnesota, the Dakota Territory, and along the Missouri River. The last fourteen months of his enlistment are spent in various camps in Arkansas, Missouri, and Alabama.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945