William H. Taft-Robert S. Oliver Collection,1905

Descriptive Summary

Title
William H. Taft-Robert S. Oliver Collection,1905
Creator
Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930
Extent
1 folder, 5 items
Subjects
United States -- War Department -- Records and correspondence
Kentucky -- Governor (1900-1907 : Beckham) -- Records and correspondence
United States -- History áx Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Flags
Oliver, Robert Shaw
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of letters, dated 1905, from U.S. Secretary of War, William Howard Taft, and Acting Secretary of War, Robert Shaw Oliver, to Gov. J.C.W. Beckham of Kentucky. The letters concern the return of captured Civil War battle flags to Kentucky. Included with Oliver's letter was a booklet listing all captured battle flags in the U.S.
Arrangement: Chronological