JEROME HOLMAN HUDSON PAPERS
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of correspondence from Jerome Hudson to his brother, Nathaniel Hudson. One folder contains background information about Hudson and about the 6th Iowa Cavalry.
Collection also available on microfilm: Mflm 196.
Jerome Hudson's correspondence to his brother, Nathaniel, comprises this series. Each folder contains the original correspondence and a typed transcription. Since the papers are fragile, it is recommended that the transcription be used.
This series contains one folder of background information about Hudson and about the 6th Iowa Cavalry.
The collection is open for research.
The Jerome Holman Hudson Papers are the physical property of the Denver Public Library.
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Born in Athens, Vermont, on September 22, 1834, Jerome Holman Hudson studied surveying at Leland Seminary in Townshend, Vermont. In 1850, Hudson lived with relatives in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Nathaniel Carlos Hudson, Jerome Hudson's brother, studied law in Poughkeepsie, New York City. In 1856, Nathaniel Hudson moved to Davenport, Iowa then practiced law in Sioux City, Iowa. Jerome Hudson joined his brother in Iowa later.
In 1862, Hudson enlisted in Company E of the 6th Iowa Cavalry. This regiment was officially organized at Camp Hendershott near Davenport, Iowa in early 1863. It moved to Sioux City, Dakota in March 1863. Fort Randall, Fort Pierre, and Fort Sully were some of the Dakota locations where Hudson's regiment faced hostile Sioux Indians. Hudson was mustered out on October 17, 1865.
From 1880 to 1910, Hudson lived in Benton County, Tennessee where he was married to Elisabeth Wygul and worked as a farmer. The couple had four children, Jerome, Carltus, William and Oka.
1 microfilm reels (35mm)
Other Finding Aids
This collection was purchased from Michael Vinson in 2001. Vinson obtained the collection from Sheryl Todd, a descendant of Nathaniel Hudson.
Number of Boxes: 1 (.25)
Microfilm: 1 reel (Mflm196)
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- Correspondence. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Dakota Territory -- History. Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Hudson, Jerome Holman ,1834- -- Archives.
- Hudson, Nathaniel Carlos, -- b. 1828 -- Archival resources.
- Microfilms. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. -- Army -- Military life -- 19th century.
- United States. -- Army. -- Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1863-1865) -- Archival resources.
- JEROME HOLMAN HUDSON PAPERS
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