MSS Finding Aids

Publication Date

3-5-2013

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid for Manuscripts Small Collection 2679. Military orders, reports and correspondence of or to Colonel Benjamin Covington Grider, commander of the Ninth Kentucky Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. (Typescripts included; click on "Additional Files" below). The reports and Grider’s letter to his father detail action during the Battle of Stones River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Includes a memorial tribute to Grider’s son, Judge Loving Grider, with some family information.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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