Edwin William Hampton correspondence, May 19, 1898-June 24, 1899  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hampton, Edwin William, 1879-1899
Title
Edwin William Hampton correspondence
Dates
May 19, 1898-June 24, 1899 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.15 linear feet, (3 folders)
Collection Number
A 046
Summary
Edwin William Hampton, from Portland, Oregon, a private in Company H, Oregon Volunteer Infantry, is said to have been the first Oregon soldier killed in the Spanish-American War's Philippines campaign. The letters, with few exceptions, are to and from family members. During the war Hampton was at Presidio, Calif., and in Manila, P.I.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The letters, with few exceptions, are to and from family members. During the war Hampton was at Presidio, California, and in Manila, Philippines. Letters date from May 19, 1898-June 24, 1899.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Edwin William Hampton (1879-1899), from Portland, Oregon, was a private in Company H, Oregon Volunteer Infantry. He is said to have been the first Oregon soldier killed in the Philippines campaign of the Spanish-American War.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edwin William Hampton correspondence, A 046, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Soldiers--United States--Correspondence
  • Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines
  • Spanish-American War, 1898--Personal narratives, American
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States. Army. Oregon Volunteers, 2nd. Company H..
  • Geographical Names :
  • Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Personal narratives, American
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Letters