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Memoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-1850, 1848

Part of Memoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-1850

kukm1m65m116Guide to the Memoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-1850Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Memoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-1850Collection number: 1M65M116Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Memoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-18501M65M116Taul, Micah, 1785-1850.64 leavesNone online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Thomson, Dawes, Lexington, Ky. Gift, March, 1965.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Memoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-1850, 1M65M116, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Congressman, soldier. Micah Taul came to Kentucky with his family in 1787 and settled in Fayette County. He served in the War of 1812 as a major and a colonel and later represented Kentucky in Congress from 1814 to 1816.The original typescript was destroyed. The memoirs have been published in the KENTUCKY STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY REGISTER.This is a typescript of the memoirs of Micah Taul (January, 1848- March, 1850). One of the interesting accounts described in his memoirs concerns the time he spent as a soldier in the Kentucky Volunteers during the War of 1812. He gives a vivid and personal account of personalities of commanding officers, events, and daily existence as the Left Wing of the Northwest Army moved northward through Ohio during the war. Included in this account are descriptions of General James Winchester and General William Henry Harrison.Arranged chronologically.Taul, Micah, 1785-1850.Winchester, James, 1752-1826.Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.United States.--Army.--Kentucky Volunteers.River boats.River steamers.River life--Ohio River.River life--Tennessee River.Steamboats.Rivers--History.Ship captains.Kentucky--Genealogy.Ohio River.Tennessee River.United States--History--War of 1812--Personal narratives.United States--History--War of 1812--Regimental histories.Ohio--History.Fayette County (Ky.)--History.Directories.Genealogies.Lists.Notes.Diaries.MemoirsMemoirs of Micah Taul, 1848-1850