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Guide to the Taylor Family Correspondence

MSN/CW 5033

 

Collection Summary

Title: Taylor family correspondence
Dates: 1864
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5033
Creator: Taylor, Jonathan Gibson, 1839-1864
Creator: Taylor, Robert Walker, 1840-1902
Extent: 5 folders; 5 items
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: Five letters written during the summer and fall of 1864 by the brothers (and Confederate cavalrymen) Jonathan Gibson Taylor and Robert Walker Taylor, of Daviess County, Kentucky. All were written from Federal prisoner of war camps, at Louisville, Rock Island, and Camp Douglas.

Selected Search Terms

Kentucky -- History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Preferred Citation: Taylor Family Correspondence, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Taylor letters were purchased in five lots by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2005-06, from War Between the States Memorabilia, Gettysburg PA, and from an ebay vendor. Acquisitions funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady. Arranged and described 2005, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

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