Manning-Biggs family papers, 1863-1939

Descriptive Summary

Title
Manning-Biggs family papers, 1863-1939
Creator
Manning family.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (partial)
Subjects
Biggs family.
Manning family.
Soldiers.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.
Invitations
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is a microfilmed collection of papers belonging to the Manning and Biggs families. Included are two letters written by a Confederate soldier held prisoner at Camp Douglas, Illinois. There are also a few letters from a soldier, written en route to Manila, the Philippines, in 1900. The remainder of the papers are wedding invitations.

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