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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02750.478 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 pocketbook ; 23.5 x 15.8 cm.

Summary of Content: bound in blue leather. Contains paper and cloth.

Background Information: Jenks served as Captain of Company "I," seventh regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers between 1862 and 1865. During the Civil War, Jenks' Regiment spent time in Rhode Island, Kentucky, and Virginia, participating in ...battles at Fredericksburg and Fort Sedgwick. Following the Civil War, Jenks returned to Rhode Island, becoming President of the Seventh Rhode Island Veterans Association and later serving as a deputy tax collector. Jenks was married to Sanondess Jenks (1835-1923) during and after the War. This collection contains various letters, military documents, deeds, and other items related to Jenks' life during and after the War. See location notes field for information on various locations.See More

People: Jenks, Ethan A., fl. 1828-1901

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Book SellingClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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