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B302: Letters of William H.H. Kesterson ( -1883), 1864-1883

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Identifier: A0286-00327

Title: B302: Letters of William H.H. Kesterson ( -1883), 1864-1883

Description:

William Kesterson was born in Greene County, Tenn. In November 1862, he was mustered in the 7th Missouri Cavalry (Union) at Lexington, Mo. He later transferred to the 1st Missouri Cavalry. He was sick at Springfield from May 1863 until his discharge in May 1865. He died November 3, 1883, in Lafayette County, Mo.

Contains letters of William Kesterson to his brother Joseph Kesterson, dated General Hospital at Springfield, February 1864 to July 1865. Also includes discharge and pension papers of Joseph Kesterson, dated 1882 to 1883.

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri

Dates: 1864-1883

Type(s): Letter
Folder

Maker/Creator: Kesterson, William H. H., -1883

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Military pensions
Military discharge
Veterans
Hospitals
Medical care
Armed Forces

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