Sperry-Gathright Family Papers,1846-1964

Descriptive Summary

Title
Sperry-Gathright Family Papers,1846-1964
Creator
Sperry-Gathright Family
Extent
0.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914.
Cook family.
Gathright family.
Sperry family.
Louisville Legion-- History-- Sources.
United States.-- Army-- Military life-- History-- 19th century.
United States.-- Army-- Military life-- History-- Sources.
Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.
Indiana-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns-- Sources.
Gathright family.
Sperry family.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Families of Louisville, Ky. Collection includes Sperry papers containing family correspondence; three diaries, 1863, 1867, and 1876, of Union soldier and Louisville businessman David B. Sperry regarding the Civil War, business, and travel; and genealogical data. Papers of the Gathright family contain James Austin's Mexican War letters; a 20 June 1864 letter from William Gathright describing fighting around Marietta, Ga.; family correspondence; and genealogical data. Card index in repository