William Orlando Butler Poem, 1813

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Orlando Butler Poem, 1813
Creator
Butler, Orlando, 1791-1880
Extent
1 item (1 folder),.1 c.f.
Subjects
Poetry
Raisin River
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is the manuscript of a poem entitled A NIGHT VIEW OF THE BATTLE OF RAISIN, JANY 22nd 1813, written by then Major Butler after the battle in the War of 1812. The poem was published in the REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY in September, 1912.
Creator's Occupation: U.S. Army General