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Stephen Gano Burbridge Papers,1862-1865

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Stephen Gano Burbridge Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Stephen Gano Burbridge Papers, 1862-1865, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


22 items

Scope and Content

Union general and military commander of Kentucky. Papers include correspondence, 1862-1865, to and from Burbridge. Subjects include his efforts at promotion, impressment of slaves, military justice, and a growing rift with Governor Thomas Bramlette, Postwar correspondence from his brother, O.H. Burbridge, in New Orleans, comments on financial opportunities in Southern investments, particularly in New Orleans and Texas, and speaks of their partnership in cotton, timber, shipping, and mill interests. Card index in repository


  • Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson), 1800-1871-- Correspondence.
  • Clay, Brutus Junius, 1808-1878-- Correspondence.
  • Herron, Francis Jay, 1837-1902.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Finance-- Sources.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Participation, Afro-American-- Sources.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Underground Movements-- Sources.

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