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Thomas Robert McBeath papers, 1860-1911

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Title

Thomas Robert McBeath papers

Date

1860-1911

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Chronological arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Thomas Robert McBeath papers, 1860-1911, 1M63M296, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

105 pieces.

Biography/History

Soldier, attorney. Thomas Robert McBeath, of Leitchfield, Ky. served as quartermaster for a regiment in the Union Army during the Civil War. Later he became an attorney and a judge.

Scope and Content

This is a collection of papers which belonged to Thomas Robert McBeath. Included are Civil War army records and a number of letters dating from the war. The largest single group of letters were written during the war by McBeath to his fiancee, Nannie Wortham. Also included are some miscellaneous newspaper clippings.

Subjects

  • McBeath, Thomas Robert, 1839-1915.
  • Wortham, Nannie.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.
  • Soldiers.
  • Clippings

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