Grand Army of the Republic Encampment Records, 1895

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Grand Army of the Republic Encampment Records, 1895
Grand Army of the Republic Encampment, 1895
11 cu. ft.
Alger, R.A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907.
Brown, John Young, 1835-1904.
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903.
Cleveland Grover, 1837-1908.
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898.
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914.
Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906.
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Site (Ky.)
Canadian Territorial Exhibition (1895 : Regina, North-west Territory, Canada)
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (Ga. and Tenn.)
Grand Army of the Republic.-- Encampment (1893: Indianapolis, Ind.)
Abolitionist-- United States.
Afro-Americans-- History-- 1877-1964.
Afro-American veterans-- United States.
Bars (Drinking establishments)-- Louisville (Ky.)
Distilleries-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County.
Distilling industries-- Kentucky.
Electric utilities-- Louisville (Ky.)
Episcopal Church-- Louisville (Ky.)
Fortifications-- Kentucky.
Fugitive slaves-- United States.
Generals-- United States.
Governors-- United States.
Horse racing-- Kentucky.
Hotels-- Louisville (Ky.)
Mayors-- Louisville (Ky.)
Nurses-- United States.
Parades-- Louisville (Ky.)
Parks-- Louisville (Ky.)
Patriotic poetry, American.
Perryville (Ky.), Battle of, 1862.
Presidents-- United States.
Prohibition-- Kentucky.
Racism-- Kentucky.
Railroads-- Rates.
Railroads-- United States.
Steamboats-- Ohio River.
Temperance-- Kentucky.
Tobacco industry-- Kentucky.
War horses-- United States.
Camp Ella Bishop (Ky.)
Canada-- History-- 1867-1917.
Indiana-- History.
Jeffersonville (Ind.)-- History.
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Kentucky-- History-- 1865-
Louisville (Ky.)-- History.
Mammoth Cave (Ky.)
New Albany (Ind.)-- History.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Veterans.
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Organization of Union veterans of the Civil War. Correspondence, bills, receipts, ledgers, minute books, letter books, and scrapbooks from the various committees that organized the 1895 Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in Louisville. The encampment was held in September, 1895 and attracted over 100,000 veterans and their families. Card file in repository