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Elliot Warren Rice Papers,1861-1887

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Elliot Warren Rice Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Elliot Warren Rice Papers, 1861-1887, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


0.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

U.S. Army general. Collection includes correspondence discussing the Civil War; military commissions signed by Iowa governor Samuel J. Kirkwood, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Johnson; photographs of Rice, his black body servant "Sugar Bill," and southern scenes during the war; a copy of "Personal Recollections of General Elliot W. Rice" by Gertrude C. Crane; and reunion badges of the Society of the Army of Tennessee and the Grand Army of the Republic. Correspondents include John C. Fremont, General George Crook, Albert W. Swalm, and William W. Belknap


  • Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890.
  • Crane, Gertrude Cochran.
  • Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890.
  • Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.

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