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Guide to the James and Micajah Littleton Letters, 1863-1866
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James and Micajah Littleton Letters,
    Date (inclusive): 1863-1866
    Box Number: 230
    Collector: Littleton, James E.
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], James and Micajah Littleton Letters, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Overland journeys to the Pacific
    Camp Bidwell (Calif.)
    United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865


    Correspondence and diary.


    Micajah Littleton was born in Georgia, December 10, 1803. He came to California in 1850. A former Mississippi River steamboater, he captained steamers on the Sacramento River. He died in Alameda, California, June 13, 1880. His son, Eugene M. Littleton, died in Sacramento January 6, 1869, aged 23. Another son, James E. Littleton, served from 1864-1866 in Company I, Second Regiment of Cavalry at Camp Bidwell, California.


    Major Correspondents

    • Littleton, James E.
    • Littleton, Micajah, 1804-1880

    Other Correspondents

    • Edwards, James C.