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Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky photographs, 1861

Part of Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky photographs

2007av037 Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky, circa 1861-1865 2007av037 Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky 2007av037 Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2013 July This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-24T12:31-0500 Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky photographs 2007av037 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.6 Cubic feet 75 items circa 1861-1865 The collection on the Civil War in Kentucky photographs (dated circa 1861-1865; 0.6 cubic feet; 75 items) contains photographs showing prominent civil war figures such as Ulysses Simpson Grant, John Hunt Morgan, and Mary Todd Lincoln. Preferred Citation note 2007av037 : [identification of item], Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky, circa 1861-1865, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open for research; access requires at least 24 hours advance notice. Historical note During the Civil War, Kentucky was a borderline state--politically, and physically. Though the state officially chose to remain with the Union, there was much discontent within the Commonwealth over slavery. The Great Compromiser, Henry Clay, made Kentucky proud of its tradition of preserving the Union. However, by the time of the Civil War, the state was split down the middle. Kentucky was a slave state by law; however, most people did not own slaves. Many of those who lived in slave owning areas chose to join the Confederate army, while south central Kentucky became a sort of recruiting post for colored troops who were guaranteed freedom for fighting in the Union army. Kentuckians experienced Confederate army bandits ruining Union supplies, raiding small towns, and harming personal property. In the midst of battles and Confederate raids, Kentucky also had the worry of losing the Southern/European markets and/or the Northern markets for its goods--the loss of either would have caused a serious amount of damage to Kentucky's economy. Despite the split public opinion on slavery and the representative vote to remain neutral, the Kentucky General Assembly failed to ratify the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. Source: Overview of the Civil War in Kentucky. http://www.ket.org/civilwar/kyrole.html. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by source of acquisition. Scope and Contents note The collection on the Civil War in Kentucky photographs (dated circa 1861-1865; 0.6 cubic feet; 75 items) contains photographs showing prominent civil war figures such as Ulysses Simpson Grant, John Hunt Morgan, Mary Todd Lincoln as well as a group portrait of the Kentucky Division of United Confederate Veterans. The collection was drawn together artificially from various purchases and is arranged by source of acquisition. Anderson, Richard Heron, 1821-1879 Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1821-1875 Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914 Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881 Croxton, John Thomas, 1837-1874 Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 Fry, Speed Smith, 1817-1892 Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885 Heflin, John L., Jr. Helm, Benjamin Hardin, 1831-1863 Hendershott, Gary Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889 Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862 Johnston, Joseph E., (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 Lewis, Joseph Horace, 1824-1904 Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 Lowry, Jon McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885 Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 Pope, John, 1822-1892 Preston, William, 1816-1887 Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 Semmes, Raphael, 1809-1877 Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 Sypert, Leonidas Armstead, 1832-1893 Williams, John S., (John Stuart), 1818-1898 Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk, 1812-1862 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. John L. Heflin, Jr. Acquisitions Series I. undated Felix Kirk Zollicoffer (1812-1862); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 1 undated Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk, 1812-1862 Simon Bolivar Buckner, Sr. (1823-1914); served as a General in the Confederate States Army and as Governor of Kentucky (1887-1891) 1 2 undated Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914 Albert Sidney Johnston (1803-1962); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 3 undated Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862 Richard Heron Anderson (1821-1879); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 4 undated Anderson, Richard Heron, 1821-1879 Richard Heron Anderson (1821-1879); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 5 undated Anderson, Richard Heron, 1821-1879 Gary Hendershott Acquisitions Series II. undated Scope and Contents note Folder consists of a 20 page cartes de visite album containing 16 images. Inscription on inside cover reads "Miss Mollie Minor / Danville, Ky. / September 7, 83." Album contains cartes de visite and tintypes and includes as its subjects both Minor family members and American Civil War figures. John Pope (1822-1892); served as a general in the United States Army 1 6 undated Pope, John, 1822-1892 John Thomas Croxton (1837-1874) in military dress; noted on album page as Col. John T. Croxton; served as a Colonel in the 4th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, eventually reaching the brevet rank of Major General in the United States Army 1 7 undated Croxton, John Thomas, 1837-1874 Noted on album page as Jim Shannon 1 8 undated Noted on album page as Aunt Mary Elder 1 9 undated Speed Smith Fry (1817-1892) in military dress; noted on album page as Col. Speed S. Fry; served as a Colonel in the 4th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, eventually reaching the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Army 1 10 undated Fry, Speed Smith, 1817-1892 Noted on album page as Uncle Sam as a young man 1 11 undated James Minor; noted on album page as Uncle Jim Minor / Rev. F. C. of M. E. South / Grandpa Minor's brother 1 12 undated Martha Minor; noted on album page as His wife Aunt Martha; layout of the page indicates this a reference to image #12 subject Jim Minor 1 13 undated John Minor; noted on album page as Cousin Johnnie Minor / Dr. Minor / Shelbyville, Ky. 1 14 undated Noted on album page as Mr. Henry Hankla / Polksville, Ky. 1 15 undated Noted on image as T. Johnson, Esq.; same man as image #17 1 16 undated Noted on image as Terry Johnson, Esq.; same man as image #16 1 17 undated Noted on album page as Rev. Ramsey 1 18 undated Noted on album page as Mrs. Ramsey 1 19 undated Noted on album page as Ansel Scamp 1 20 undated Noted on album page as Webster 1 21 undated Noted on album page as Willie Clarkson / Jackson City 1 22 undated James L. West (?-1862); served as 2nd Lieutenant in 2nd Kentucky Cavalry in the Confederate States Army and as a member of John Hunt Morgan's Lexington Rifles militia unit; noted on image: Morgan's Lieut.. / James L. West/ (Killed at Shiloh.) 1 23 undated Blank album 1 6a undated Jon Lowry Acquisitions Series III. 1862, undated Unidentified Confederate States Army Lieutenant 1 24 undated Unidentified solider 1 25 undated Kenneth Davis; served as Private in 32nd Virginia Infantry in the Confederate States Army 1 26 undated Unidentified solider 1 27 undated Benjamin F. Dade; served as Captain in 21st Alabama Infantry in the Confederate States Army 1 28 undated Unidentified solider 1 29 undated R. F. Morris; United States Army 1 30 1862 August Noted as Captain in the Alabama Volunteer Corps 1 31 undated Noted as Captain - Louisiana State Militia 1 32 undated Unidentified solider 1 33 undated Unidentified solider 1 34 undated John Cabell Breckinridge (1821-1875); served as a General in the Confederate States Army; Confederate States of America Secretary of War (1865), United States Congressman (1851-1855) and Vice-President of the United States (1856-1860) 1 35 undated Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1821-1875 George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885); served as a General in the United States Army 1 36 undated McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885 Jefferson Finis Davis (1808-1889); President of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865) 1 37 undated Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 Ezra P. Clowes (?-1865); served as First Sergeant in Company D of the 37th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, United States Army; noted on back of mounting: Wounded at the Battle of Saylor's Creek April 6th and died April 7th 1865 1 38 undated Noted on back as: Mr. R. M. Webb / Chilesburg / Fayette Co. / Ky; image was created by a Camp Douglas photographer 1 39 undated Central Kentucky Antique Mall Acquisitions Series IV. undated Joseph G. Gillis (1840-1886); served in the United States Army (1860-1865); noted in frame: Joseph G. Gillis Co. F 4th Regt. Ky. Vol. 3rd Division. Enlisted for war service in 1860, under Captain Wood. Honorably discharged at Louisville, July 16, 1864. Reenlisted, Dec. 18 1865 served till close of war. Born Nov. 3rd 1840. Died Oct. 24th 1886. By accidental gun shot while hunting. Grandfather of Hazel C. Sharp 1 40 undated Henry Lee Gillis; served as a 1st Lieutenant in the 4th Kentucky Volunteers, United States Army; noted in frame: Lt. Henry Lee Gillis Ky. Vol. Co. F, 4th Reg, 3rd Div., Brother of Joseph G. Gillis. Enlisted under Capt. Wood, in 1860. Great Uncle of Hazel C. Sharp 1 41 undated King Sulivan; served in the 4th Kentucky Volunteers, United States Army; noted in frame: King Sulivan, Ky. Vol., Co. F, 4th Reg, 3rd Div. Age'd 18 years. Brother-in-law of Joseph G. Gillis. Was kicked and killed by horse, three days after returning home to Ky. Served under Lieutenant Col. Harrison and Capt. Wood, 16 Ky. Volunteers 1 42 undated Cohasco, Inc. Acquisition Series V. undated James Longstreet (1821-1904); served as a General in the Confederate States Army; image taken after the war 1 43 undated Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 Glover's Bookery Acquisitions Series VI. undated Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) 1 44 undated Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) 1 45 undated Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 Black Swan Book Acquisition Series VII. undated Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) 1 46 undated Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 Acquisitions from unknown sources Series VIII. 1862-1865 Samuel Carter; served as a Major in the Confederate States Army 1 47 undated Two unidentified men, one in military dress 1 48 undated Unidentified man in military dress 1 49 undated Unidentified man in military dress 1 50 undated Leonidas Armstead Sypert (1832-1893); served as a Colonel in the Confederate States Army 1 51 1865 Sypert, Leonidas Armstead, 1832-1893 Two unidentified men in military dress 1 52 1865 John Cabell Breckinridge (1821-1875); served as a General in the Confederate States Army; Confederate States of America Secretary of War (1865), United States Congressman (1851-1855) and Vice-President of the United States (1856-1860) 1 53 undated Breckinridge, John Cabell, 1821-1875 Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1807-1891); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 54 undated Johnston, Joseph E., (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 55 undated Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 56 undated Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 William Preston (1816-1887); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 57 undated Preston, William, 1816-1887 John Stuart Williams (1818-1898); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 58 undated Williams, John S., (John Stuart), 1818-1898 Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824-1881); served as a General in the United States Army 1 59 undated Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881 General Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885); served as a General in the United States Army; 18th President of the United States (1869-1877) 1 60 undated Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885 Noted as L D Bruce 1 61 undated Horatio Seymour (1810-1886); Governor of New York (1853-1854, 1863-1864) 1 62 undated Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 Unidentified man 1 63 undated Winfield Scott (1786-1866); served on active duty longer than any other United States Army General in history 1 64 1862 Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 Raphael Semmes (1809-1877); served as an Admiral in the Confederate States Navy 1 65 undated Semmes, Raphael, 1809-1877 Noted as Wm. Reiling 1 66 undated Noted as Maj. Bob Cinins 1 67 undated Unidentified man in military dress 1 68 undated Unidentified man in military dress 1 69 undated Unidentified man in military dress 1 70 undated Henry Jackson Hunt (1819-1889); served as a Major in the United States Army 1 71 undated Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889 Benjamin Hardin Helm (1831-1863); served as a Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army 1 72 undated Helm, Benjamin Hardin, 1831-1863 Joseph Horace Lewis (1824-1904); served as a General in the Confederate States Army 1 73 undated Lewis, Joseph Horace, 1824-1904 George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885); served as a General in the United States Army 1 74 undated McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885 Group portrait of the Kentucky Division of the United Confederate Veterans made during the 1901 National Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky 1 75 undated Blank album 1 76 undated Collection on the Civil War in Kentucky photographs