John T. Apperson correspondence, 1862-1865  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Apperson, Albert JeffersonApperson, John T., 1834-1917
John T. Apperson correspondence
1862-1865 (inclusive)
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 002
John T. Apperson was in the 1st Oregon Calvery during the Civil War. This collection consists of 35 letters to John T. Apperson between 1862 and 1865.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
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Collection is open to the public.

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Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Between 1862 and 1865 Apperson was in the 1st Oregon Cavalry, stationed at Ft. Walla Walla and Ft. Dalles. Sixteen of the letters are from his brother, Albert Jefferson Apperson, Oregon Steam Navigation Co. clerk, and refer to steamboat and related business. Other letters are from the Misses Amanda and Jennie Gaines, and Elvira Fellows, young ladies of Clackamas County, with social news, mild flirtation, gossip, and oblique references to the Civil War.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John T. Apperson correspondence, A 002, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Steamboats
  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon Steam Navigation Company
  • Geographical Names :
  • Clackamas County (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence