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Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary
October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864
University of Kentucky Special Collections
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[Identification of item], Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary, 1861-1864, 1998MS003, Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
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Winchester Byron Rudy was born on March 27, 1840, in Maysville, Kentucky, which is in Mason County. He enlisted in Company "C" of the 16th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry on August 10, 1861, and served in the army until January 27, 1865. The 16th Kentucky was mustered into U.S. (Union) service on January 27, 1862. In January 1864, he was reassigned to the 13th Kentucky, 23rd Army Corps for which he served in a Division headquarters' position until his discharge. Winchester Byron Rudy died February 27, 1920 in Maysville, Kentucky and was buried in the Mason County Cemetery.