Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary

Descriptive Summary

Title
Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary
Date
October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864
Creator
Rudy, (Winchester Byron), 1840-1920
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Processed by: Jeff Suchanek and Deb Whalen; machine-readable finding aid created by: Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary, 1861-1864, 1998MS003, Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Winchester Byron Rudy was born on March 27, 1840, in Maysville, Kentucky, which is in Mason County. He enlisted in Company "C" of the 16th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry on August 10, 1861, and served in the army until January 27, 1865. The 16th Kentucky was mustered into U.S. (Union) service on January 27, 1862. In January 1864, he was reassigned to the 13th Kentucky, 23rd Army Corps for which he served in a Division headquarters' position until his discharge. Winchester Byron Rudy died February 27, 1920 in Maysville, Kentucky and was buried in the Mason County Cemetery.

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Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

Contents of the Collection

Civil War Diary, October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864

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