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Collection - Pinckney Family Papers (c.00490)

The Pinckney family has been a prominent part of the Lansing, Michigan, community since the nineteenth century. William H. Pinckney was appointed Attorney Solicitor and Counselor in the courts of Michigan. He also served as an Attorney at Law in the state and was elected Judge of Probate in Ingham County from 1856 to 1864. On August 22, 1863, Pinckney enlisted in the 27th Michigan Infantry as a private. He was discharged from the army on July 26, 1865. This collection includes a full newspaper and newspaper clippings from 1862, an army recruitment poster, a muster roll, a volunteer enlistment form, Mason fraternal materials, a brief letter, and a program from the Michigan Women's College Junior Exhibition in 1862. 
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