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|Creator:||King, Rufus, 1814-1876|
|Creator:||Hicks, Joyce, Thornton, Linda|
|Title:||King, Rufus letters (1861-1867)|
These are letters to and from Gen. Rufus King regarding military activities during the Civil War. King commanded Wisconsin's Iron Brigade and later rose to division commander. In 1863 he was appointed United States Minister to Rome where he assisted in the apprehension of John Harrison Surratt, alleged co-conspirator in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Local identification number: King tif
|Subjects:||King, Rufus, 1814-1876 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Surratt, John H. (John Harrison), 1844-1916 | United States. Army. Iron Brigade (Wisc.) | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Wisconsin|
|Collection:||Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Letters|
|Institution:||Auburn University Libraries|
|Contributors:||Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives|
Rufus King Papaers, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://content.lib.auburn.edu/cdm/ref/collection/civil2/id/22625|