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1Title:  Aquila Wiley Papers     
 Creator:  Wiley, Aquila 
 Dates:  1861-1901 
 Abstract:  Aquila Wiley (b. 1834 or 1835) was a colonel of the 41st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry at the Battle of Missionary Ridge (1863) during the American Civil War. Wiley was appointed commandant of Camp Cleveland in 1864, where he oversaw the rendezvous and training of several new infantry regiments, and as a Major became the chief mustering officer at Cleveland, where he administered the discharge of some 11,654 Union troops. Wiley later practiced law in Wooster, Ohio and served 1 term as probate judge in Wayne County. He was nominated for Congress in 1878, and was opposed by William McKinley. The collection consists of correspondence, bounty claims, muster rolls, invoices, and returns, mostly pertaining to Wiley's activities in the 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865. Includes articles and speeches on Civil War topics; lists of voters and their political affiliations in Wayne Co., Ohio, in the 1890s; and correspondence and maps (1893-1901) relating to the Ohio Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park Commission. 
 Call #:  MS 2127 
 Extent:  0.60 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Wiley, Aquila, b. 1834 or 5. | Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. | Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park (Ga. and Tenn.) | Wayne County (Ohio) -- Voting registers. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Ohio Infantry -- 41st.
 
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