Edward Owings Guerrant Papers,1858-1915

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward Owings Guerrant Papers,1858-1915
Creator
Guerrant, Edward Owings, 1838-1916
Extent
0.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Bellewood Female Seminary (Anchorage, Ky.)
Castleman, John Breckinridge, 1841-1918-- Correspondence.
Collins, Richard H., 1824-1889-- Correspondence.
Confederate Veteran Association of Kentucky.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889-- Correspondence.
Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916-- Correspondence.
Field, Emmet, 1841-1909-- Correspondence.
Gaillard, E. S. (Edwin Samuel), 1827-1885-- Correspondence.
Guerrant, Henry Ellis, 1808-1876-- Correspondence.
Haldeman, Walter Newman, 1821-1902-- Correspondence.
Kentucky Presbyterian Normal School (Anchorage, Ky.)
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870)-- Correspondence.
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904-- Correspondence.
Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872-- Correspondence.
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
Religious education-- Kentucky-- Anchorage-- History-- Sources.
Smith, Z. F. (Zachariah Frederick), 1827-1911-- Correspondence.
Willson, Augustus Everett, 1846-1931.
Young, Adolphus Pennington, 1844-1879-- Correspondence.
Young, Bennett Henderson, 1843-1919-- Correspondence.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Processed by; machine-readable finding aid created by:Encoded by
Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Confederate veteran, physician, author, Presbyterian clergyman, and evangelist in the Kentucky mountains. Papers concern his service in the Confederate Army under Generals Humphrey Marshall and John Hunt Morgan; his proposed memoirs of campaigns in which he took part; his contribution to the Richmond and Louisville Medical Journal; medical practice with Dr. J. A. Hannah; Bellewood Female Seminary; Kentucky Presbyterian Normal School at Anchorage; the Presbyterian Church at Louisville and Maysville, Kentucky; evangelical work; the Confederate Veteran Association of Kentucky; and a monument to the memory of General John Hunt Morgan. Also included are accounts, 1867-1896; miscellaneous papers, 1868-1884; miscellaneous printed material, including a broadside issued by General Edmund Kirby Smith while in Kentucky in 1862; a small group of General Humphrey Marshall's papers regarding his campaign in eastern Kentucky; and papers of Guerrant's father concerning his medical practice and temperance. Correspondents include Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, James Longstreet, Henry Giltner, Richard H. Collins, Gen. Humphrey Marshall, Dr. E. S. Gaillard, Adolphus P. Young, Bennett H. Young, Daniel P. Young, Reverend Jerry Witherspoon, J. V. Escott, James K. Lemon, H. T. Pollard, Zachary F. Smith, Walter N. Haldeman, Humphrey Marshall, Jr., Judge Emmet Field, John Boyd, General Basil W. Duke, Augustus E. Willson, E. Polk Johnson, Gen. John B. Castleman, and others