Hubbard Hinde Kavanaugh letters to Mrs. Annie Kimbrough Kavenaugh, 1864-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hubbard Hinde Kavanaugh letters to Mrs. Annie Kimbrough Kavenaugh, 1864-1865
Creator
Kavanaugh, Hubbard Hinde, 1836-1892.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (15 ft.)
Subjects
Kavanaugh, Hubbard Hinde, 1836-1892.
Kavanaugh, Annie Kimbrough.
Confederate States of America.--Army.--Kentucky Infantry Regiment, 6th.
Methodists--Kentucky.
Clergy--Correspondence.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Minister. Kavenaugh served with the sixth Kentucky Infantry Regiment of the First Kentucky or "Orphan" Brigade, which was composed of volunteers who chose to fight for the Confederacy.
Scope and Content
This reel of microfilm is a copy of letters sent by a Confederate chaplain, Hubbard Hinde Kavanaugh, to his wife Annie. Kavanaugh, a Methodist minister, did not include many battle details in the letters, but he did write about his feelings against the war. In one letter he described his ministry to five men of the unit who were to be shot for desertion, despite being absent only three hours.

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