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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1617.AM:  Ira A. Giffin, 1873-1898



Paper:  1898

Valparaiso, Saunders County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



A native of Saunders County, Nebraska, Ira A. Giffin served with Company E, 1st Nebraska Regiment of Volunteers.  A victim of typhoid fever, Giffin died at Manila, Philippines Island on October 20, 1898.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one item, an auction notice from 1898.  This notice lists all of the personal effects of Privates Ira A. Giffin and Earl W. Osterhout, 1st Nebraska soldiers, who were victims of typhoid fever while serving in Manila, Philippine Islands, during the Spanish-American War.



INVENTORY



Auction notice, 1898  (PDF)



 



Subject headings:



Giffin, Ira A., 1873-1898

Osterhout, Earl W., 1869-1898

Soldiers — Nebraska

Spanish-American War, 1898



 



AIP/ksa                     03-1994

Revised TMM      06-15-2020



Accession Number:  1994.0117