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Norman S. Andrews letter, 1864 October 17

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Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey


Norman S. Andrews letter


1864 October 17


University of Kentucky Special Collections


Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2012MS213: [identification of item], Norman S. Andrews letter, 1864 October 17, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


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During the Civil War, Norman S. Andrews, surveyor and engineer, first served as First Lieutenant in Battery F, 1st Michigan Light Artillery (1861-1864) before his promotion to Colonel in the summer of 1864. He commanded the 12th U. S. Colored Artillery until the end of the war. In 1866, he became U.S. Marshal for the Eastern Division.

Michigan in the Civil War. Bentley Historical Library. University of Michigan. n.d. Web. 8 March 2012.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from Colonel Norman S. Andrews to Dr. [T. F. Bill] in Louisville, inviting him to send the his best speakers on [widow's day] to Lexington where the army will have a barbeque.


  • Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc.
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Louisville (Ky.)
  • Soldiers--Correspondence.
  • Soldiers--Kentucky.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social life and customs.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

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