This collection contains 10 holograph letters ranging from April to October 1864 written by H. Austin to his wife Susan Austin
during the American Civil War.
Hiram Austin was born on November 18, 1823 in Ferrisburg, Vermont to his parents Nicholas Austin and Harriett Orvis. He married
Susan Harriett Ruskell in 1838 and had two children, George (1856) and Lizzie Annie (1867). They lived in Fox Lake, Wisconsin
during the Civil War. Hiram passed away in 1896 in Wichita, Kansas, followed by his wife Susan in 1904. This information
was taken from Ancestry.com (8/30/2016) and varies slightly from the biographical information provided with the collection.
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