Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Andrew C. Parker
Scope and Content
This collection was acquired by the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in 1990.
Andrew C. Parker was born in 1838 to Moses A. and Catherine
Christy Parker in
The collection is composed primarily of handwritten copies
of Parker’s letters to his wife from August 1861 until November 1865. There is also a pocket diary for 1865. The letters and diary recount his life in the
41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Sergeant Parker fought at the battles
Letter dtd, June 22, 1862,
Picket Diary for 1865
Civil War letters, Book I, Aug. 1861 – May 28, 1863
Civil War letters, Book II, June 1, 1863 – Oct. 15, 1864
Civil War letters, Book II continued, Jan. 1865 – June 1865
Civil War letters, Book II continued, July 1865 – Nov. 1865.
Tassel from 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry battle flag