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Burlingame Family Papers, 1859-1928

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Identifier: A0209

Title: Burlingame Family Papers, 1859-1928


Asa and Sarah Burlingame moved to Cole County, Mo., from Ohio in 1847, settling near Russelville, Mo. Four of their children served in the Civil War: Asa with the 26th Missouri Infantry (Union), Francis S. (died July 7, 1863) and Napoleon (died March 9, 1863) with the 10th Missouri Cavalry (Union), and Hazen S. in the Enrolled Missouri Militia.

Collection contains Burlingame family correspondence, including letters of Francis S. Burlingame, dated Camp Magazine (St. Louis) and Corinth, Miss., September 1862 to June 1863. Describes the affairs of the 10th Missouri Cavalry including accounts of expeditions into northern Alabama. Also contains correspondence of various Burlingame family members, which includes frequent references to guerrilla activity in the Missouri counties of Moniteau, Miller, Maries, and Phelps.

1 box

Cite as: Burlingame Family Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
St Louis

Dates: 1859-1928

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Burlingame, Francis S.

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Guerrilla warfare


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