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Charles H. Benton Papers, 1863-1898, 1863

Part of Charles H. Benton Papers, 1863-1898

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97sc164Guide to the Charles H. Benton Papers, 1863-1898StaffSpecial CollectionsSpecial CollectionsKentucky History CenterKentucky Historical Society100 W. BroadwayFrankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931 USAPhone: (502) 564-1792, ext.4470Fax: (502) 564-4701URL: http://history.ky.gov/Kentucky Historical Societyn.d.Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, March 2000.ENGGuide to the Charles H. Benton Papers, 1863-1898Collection number:97SC164 Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsKentucky History CenterKentucky Historical Society100 W. BroadwayFrankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931 USAPhone: (502) 564-1792, ext.4470Fax: (502) 564-4701URL: http://history.ky.gov/Processed by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: Thomas Enneking Copyright 1999 Kentucky Historical Society. All rights reserved.Charles H. Benton Papers, 1863-189897SC164 Benton, Charles H.5 itemsKentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.Permission for commercial use must be requested from the Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections.[Identification of item], Charles H. Benton Papers, 1863-1898, 97SC164,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.This collection consists of papers relating to the service of Charles H. Benton in the "2nd Mounted Rifflers" of the Confederate Army. He was a surgeon with the outfit. The first item is an 1863 pass for Benton to be able to move around Richmond, Virginia. The second item is a March 22, 1864, receipt for items purchased by Benton. The next two documents relate to Benton's discharge from the army. The first item certifies that Charles H. Benton will not take up arms against the United States government. It was signed May 1, 1865. The second item certifies Benton took "the oath prescribed by the President of the United States in his proclaimation of 1863." This was signed on May 22, 1865. The last document, in the collection, is an 1898 application to join the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Lena Benton, daughter of Charles H. Benton, was the applicant.Arrangement: Original order maintained for collection.Provenance: Lena Benton; Frankfort, Ky; gift.Confederate States of America--Army--SurgeonsUnited Daughters of the ConfederacyVirginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865Loyalty oaths--United StatesBenton, Lena

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