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Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary, October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864

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Title

Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary

Date

October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary, 1861-1864, 1998MS003, Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet

193 pages

Biography/History

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.

Collection Inventory

Civil War Diary, October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864
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