Ira A. Giffin [RG1617.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1617.AM:  Ira A. Giffin, 1873-1898

Paper:  1898
Valparaiso, Saunders County, Nebraska:  Soldier
Size:  One item

BACKGROUND NOTE

A native of Saunders County, Nebraska, Ira A. Giffin served with Company E, 1st Nebraska Regiment of Volunteers.  A victim of typhoid fever, Giffin died at Manila, Philippines Island on October 20, 1898.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of one item, an auction notice from 1898.  This notice lists all of the personal effects of Privates Ira A. Giffin and Earl W. Osterhout, 1st Nebraska soldiers, who were victims of typhoid fever while serving in Manila, Philippine Islands, during the Spanish-American War.

INVENTORY

Auction notice, 1898  (PDF)

 

Subject headings:

Giffin, Ira A., 1873-1898
Osterhout, Earl W., 1869-1898
Soldiers -- Nebraska
Spanish-American War, 1898

 

AIP/ksa                     03-1994
Revised TMM      06-15-2020

Accession Number:  1994.0117

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