William Nelson Military Papers,1861-1862

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Nelson Military Papers,1861-1862
Creator
Nelson, William, 1824-1862
Extent
38 items
Subjects
Allen, Jonathan P., 1838-1862.
Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford, 1818-1871.
Bramlette, Thomas Elliot, 1817-1875.
Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898.
Davis, Garrett, 1801-1872.
McCook, Alexander McDowell, 1831-1903.
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
Sedgewick, Thomas Duncan.
United States.-- Army-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.)-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Cavalry operations-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Union general murdered at the Galt House in Louisville. Military papers of Major General William Nelson include routine correspondence discussing supplies, fortifications, and the defense of Louisville in 1862; telegrams, 16 -18 July 1862, from Don Carlos Buell and others regarding John Hunt Morgan's raid in Ky.; account for lease of a farm for Camp Kenton; and a map of the area around Pittsburg Landing, Tenn