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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of documents from Edwin Jackson, D company, 6th regiment, Minnesota, infantry
|Edwin Jackson to William Jackson giving instructions on where to send his mail and news about his brother's discharge
|14 June 1863
|Jackson, Edwin (fl. 1862-1865)
|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.
|Soldier's Letter Military History Fortification Post Office American Indian History Westward Expansion Frontiers and Exploration Children and Family Infantry
|Jackson, Edwin (fl. 1862-1865) Jackson, William (fl. 1862-1865) Little Crow (d. 1863)
|Camp Pope, Minnesota
|Native Americans; The American Civil War; Children & Family; Westward Expansion; Health & Medicine
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945