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George L. McCord papers, 1862-1908

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Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig

Title

George L. McCord papers

Date

1862-1908

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged roughly chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], George L. McCord papers, 1862-1908, 1F59M-405, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm (partial).

Biography/History

Soldier. McCord, a native of Richmond, Indiana, was commissioned a first lieutenant in the Tenth Regiment of Kentucky Cavalry of the Union Army in 1862. He was discharged after a year of service.

Scope and Content

These are microfilmed records pertaining to George L. McCord's Civil War service. Among the filmed papers are McCord's commission, discharge, and pension records. There are also copies of fragmented pages from his regiment's muster roll. Other materials include two photographs of Union veterans celebrating Decoration Day in Mt. Olivet, Kentucky in 1908 and a handwritten sketch of McCord family history.

Subjects

  • McCord, George L, 1838-
  • McCord family.
  • United States.--Army.--Kentucky Cavalry Regiment, 10th.
  • Memorial Day.
  • Soldiers.
  • Veterans.
  • Kentucky--Genealogy.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Commissions.
  • Muster rolls