Finding aid for the Francis and John Rieley Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Rieley, Francis and Rieley, John
Title: Francis and John Rieley Papers
Dates: 1861-1865
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: John Rieley (1840-1874) was a soldier in the 19th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, during the American Civil War. His brother, Francis Rieley (1842-1909) was a soldier in Company I, Third Ohio Cavalry. They were residents of the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, before the Civil War and the children of Irish immigrants Hugh Rieley (1813-1882) and Margaret Owens Rieley (1814-1886). The collection consists of approximately 50 letters written by John Rieley to his family; typed transcripts of letters written by Francis Rieley to his family compiled by Oliver Rieley; and typed transcripts of letters by both brothers and family history information compiled by James B. Rieley.
MS Number MS 5269
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English