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William Nelson Military Papers,1861-1862

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Title

William Nelson Military Papers

Date

1861-1862

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Nelson Military Papers, 1861-1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

38 items

Scope and Content

Union general murdered at the Galt House in Louisville. Military papers of Major General William Nelson include routine correspondence discussing supplies, fortifications, and the defense of Louisville in 1862; telegrams, 16 -18 July 1862, from Don Carlos Buell and others regarding John Hunt Morgan's raid in Ky.; account for lease of a farm for Camp Kenton; and a map of the area around Pittsburg Landing, Tenn

Subjects

  • Allen, Jonathan P., 1838-1862.
  • Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford, 1818-1871.
  • Bramlette, Thomas Elliot, 1817-1875.
  • Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898.
  • Davis, Garrett, 1801-1872.
  • McCook, Alexander McDowell, 1831-1903.
  • Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
  • Sedgewick, Thomas Duncan.
  • United States.-- Army-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Cavalry operations-- Sources.

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