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26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Photographic Collection, 1861-1865, 1861

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80pa113 Guide to the 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Photographic Collection, 1861-1865 Processed by: Staff, Jason Flahardy; machine-readable finding aid created by: Christian Trombetta Special Collections Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Copyright 2005 University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from typescript by rekeying. Date of source: 2003 Digital archival objects created: 2005-07-01. Description is in English. Guide to the 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Photographic Collection, 1861-1865 Collection number: 80PA113 Contact Information Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-2654 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Processed by: Staff, Jason Flahardy Date Completed: 2003 Encoded by: Christian Trombetta Copyright 2005 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. 11 online images 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Photographic Collection, 1861-1865 80PA113 Unknown .25 cu. ft. (1 box): 11 items The materials are in English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 The collection is open to researchers by appointment. Images are held in the public domain. [Identification of item], 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Photographic Collection, 80PA113, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories The 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized at Owensboro, Kentucky from July through November 1861. The 26th battled Confederate forces in southern Kentucky, notably at the Battle of Woodbury on October 29, 1861. It was mustered into Federal service at Nashville, Tennessee on March 5, 1862 and saw action shortly after in the Battle of Shiloh. The 26th returned to Kentucky by barge while guarding prisoners of war. The regiment was then ordered to guard the rail lines in and around Russellville, Kentucky, a Confederate stronghold. The 26th was mustered out of Federal service July 10, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky after returning from North Carolina. The 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Photographic Collection, 1861-1865 consists of eleven albumen cartes de visite of soldiers that served with the 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry (Union) during the Civil War. Many of the men pictured are identified in handwritten ink by an unknown person or agency. Related Material Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association. The Union regiments of Kentucky. Louisville, KY: Courier-Journal Job Printing Co., 1897. Brown, Kent Masterson ed. The Civil War in Kentucky: battle for the Bluegrass State. Mason City, IA: Savas Pub. Co., 2000 Kerr, W. B. Confederate occupation and defense of Bowling Green and Warren County during the Civil War. Lexington, KY: [s.n.], 1936. Townsend, William H. Lincoln and the Bluegrass: slavery and civil war in Kentucky. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1989 Container List Major John L. Davidson, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; Davidson was killed at Shlioh, Tennessee, April 10th, 1862, 1 001 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. 1st Lieutenant Samuel P. Brown, Company G, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; Brown was later promoted to Captain in the 26th Kentucky Veteran Infantry, 1 002 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Captain Woodford M. Taylor, Company B, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A., 1 003 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Sergeant Jonathan W. Mosley, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; later transferred to 26th Kentucky Veteran Infantry, 1 004 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Captain Abram B. Stanley, Company B, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A., 1 005 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Captain Joseph B. Harris, Company D, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A., 1 006 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Captain Robert Earnest, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; later promoted to Colonel in the 115th U. S. Colored Infantry, 1 007 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Captain George Elder, Company G, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in the 115th U. S. Colored Infantry, 1 008 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Dr. James M. Baily, Surgeon, 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; resigned December 17, 1964; note, handwritten in ink along bottom and right margin of card, author unknown: "Dr. James M. Bailey Surg. My companion + friend during [illegible] War and since", 1 009 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Dr. L. Bennet, Assistant Surgeon; 26th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, U.S.A.; later promoted to Surgeon, 8th Kentucky Cavalry, June 10, 1863, 1 010 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military. Unidentified Union Infantry Corporal, 1 011 1860s Subjects: Owensboro, Kentucky Daviess County, Kentucky Civil War, 1861-1865 Men Military.