This collection contains ten letters ranging from April to October 1864 written by Hiram Austin to his wife Susan Austin during
the American Civil War.
Hiram Austin (11/18/1823 - 1896) was born 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 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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