William H. Taft-Robert S. Oliver Collection,1905

Descriptive Summary

William H. Taft-Robert S. Oliver Collection,1905
Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930
1 folder, 5 items
United States -- War Department -- Records and correspondence
Kentucky -- Governor (1900-1907 : Beckham) -- Records and correspondence
United States -- History áx Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Flags
Oliver, Robert Shaw
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of letters, dated 1905, from U.S. Secretary of War, William Howard Taft, and Acting Secretary of War, Robert Shaw Oliver, to Gov. J.C.W. Beckham of Kentucky. The letters concern the return of captured Civil War battle flags to Kentucky. Included with Oliver's letter was a booklet listing all captured battle flags in the U.S.
Arrangement: Chronological