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B290: Papers of Amos Jefferson Justice (1831-1878), 1905 and 1977

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Identifier: A0286-00315

Title: B290: Papers of Amos Jefferson Justice (1831-1878), 1905 and 1977


Amos Justice was born February 27, 1831, in Tennessee, and grew up in Arkansas. He enlisted as a private in Company C, 10th Missouri Infantry (Confederate), in Oregon County, Mo., in August 1862, and served until the close of the war. He died February 10, 1878, in Oregon County.

Contains biographical sketch titled “The Life and Times of Amos Jefferson Justice,” written by his great great grandson Laurence Anson Justice as a memorial tribute on the 99th anniversary of his death and at the erection of the memorial monument at Myrtle, Mo., July 17, 1977. Also includes typescript copy of newspaper article in the South Missourian (Oregon County), dated November 30, 1905, which recounts the affairs of Company C, 10th Missouri Infantry, in Arkansas and Louisiana. Also includes a roster of Company C.


Place: United States

Dates: 1905

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Justice, Laurence Anson

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces


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