Albert Applegate letters, 1863-1888 PDF
- Applegate, Albert, 1843-1888
- Albert Applegate letters
- 1863-1888 (inclusive)18631888
- 0.1 linear feet, (1 container)
- Collection Number
- A 147
- Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was a farmer and served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate during his military career.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Collection contains nine photostats of letters written by Albert Applegate. Letters appear to be written from military camps and forts around Oregon (including Camp Logan, Fort Dallas, Camp Watson) or California locations. Eight letters are written to family members and one is written to a commanding officer.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Albert Applegate (1843-1888) was born 06 December 1843, at the "Old Methodist Mission" founded by Jason Lee in 1834, about five miles northwest of Keizer, Oregon. He was the son of Jesse Applegate who helped establish the Applegate Trail. A farmer by trade, Albert Applegate lived near Drain, Douglas County in 1850 and married Nancy J. Johnson on February 17, 1869. He also served in the 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
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[Identification of item], Albert Applegate letters, A 147, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Frontier and pioneer life--Oregon
- Corporate Names :
- Oregon. Militia. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st.
- Geographical Names :
- Camp Watson (Or.)
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Letters (Correspondence)