Eugene O. Mayfield [RG1223.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1223.AM:  Eugene O. Mayfield, 1860-1943

Papers:  1855, 1927
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska:  Writer
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing a few pieces of correspondence to and from Eugene O. Mayfield.  The correspondence discusses George Washington Mayfield’s (Eugene’s father) service in, and discharge from, the Elkhorn Volunteers, during the 1850s.  Correspondents include Eugene O. Mayfield, Addison E. Sheldon, Luther North and Robert Davis (from the U.S. Adjutant General’s office).  Also included are George Washington Mayfield’s discharge from the Elkhorn Volunteers dated September 28, 1855, and a newspaper clipping from the Omaha Evening Bee regarding the raising of Indian War vet pensions.

INVENTORY

Item

  1. George W. Mayfield’s discharge from the Elkhorn Volunteers, Sept. 28, 1855
  2. Business card of Eugene O. Mayfield, Free Lance Writer, Omaha, Nebraska
  3. Letter, Eugene Mayfield to Adjutant General’s Office, March 25, 1927 (2 copies)
  4. Letter, Adjutant General’s Office to Eugene Mayfield, March 30, 1927
  5. Letter, Luther North to Eugene Mayfield, April 7, 1927
  6. Letter, Addison E. Sheldon to Eugene Mayfield, April 7, 1927
  7. Clipping, “Indian War Vet Pensions Raised,” Omaha Evening Bee, undated

 

Subject headings:

Elkhorn Volunteers, 4th Company
Mayfield, Eugene O., 1860-1943
Mayfield, George Washington, 1838-1922
Military service
Nebraska -- Militia
North, Luther Hedden, 1846-1935
Sheldon, Addison Erwin, 1861-1943

 

Revised TMM      03-21-2017

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