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Creator McChord, William Caldwell, 1850-1928
Title Papers
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Manuscript
Date 1923
Year Range From 1923
Year Range To 2010
Other Number SC 2323
Description Paper by William Caldwell McChord entitled "Memoirs of William Caldwell McChord, Springfield, Kentucky." The paper details McChord's upbringing, education, experience in the Civil War, and legal and political career in Washington County, Kentucky. Inlcudes an account of the claim that Washington County was Abraham Lincoln's true birthplace. Also includes genealogical information on the McChords and related families.
Subjects African Americans
Constitutional conventions
Farming
Farms
Genealogy
Hunting
Law & legal affairs
Lawyers
Politicians
Railroads
Schools
Slaughtering
Slavery
Slaves
People Goebel, William Justus, 1856-1900
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
McChord, Nannie Irvine (McElroy), 1852-1938
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864
Search Terms Caldwell family
Campaigns, battles, military actions
Civil War, 1861-1865
Cumberland and Ohio Railroad Company
Hogs
Hynes family
Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Perryville, KY
Washington County, KY
Finding Aids For finding aid click here - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_mss_fin_aid/1430/
Catalog Number 2010.21.10
Dates of Creation 1923-2010
Extent 1 folder. 2 items. Original, typescript.