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"Campaigns of Wheeler and his cavalry, 1862-1865, from material furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler; to which is added his concise account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898", edited by W. C. Dodson.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1545

Scope and Contents

"Campaigns of Wheeler and his Cavalry 1862-1865 from material furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler to which is added his concise and graphic account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898," "Published under the auspices of Wheeler's Confederate Cavalry Association and edited by W. C. Dodson, Historian" Contains tipped in pages of handwritten annotations by George Knox Miller. At the bottom of the title page is a note stating "This copy annotated for Robert Knox Miller(?) by his grandfather".

Dates

  • 1899

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

George Knox Miller (1836-1916) was an Army officer in the 8th Alabama Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War.

Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906) was a military commander and politician who has the rare distinction of serving as a general during war time for two opposing forces. He was a noted cavalry general in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War, and then later as a general in the United States Army during both the Spanish-American and the Phillipine-American Wars. He also served multiple terms as a United States Representative from Alabama.

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

"Campaigns of Wheeler and his Cavalry 1862-1865 from material furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler to which is added his concise and graphic account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898, Published under the auspices of Wheeler's Confederate Cavalry Association and edited by W. C. Dodson, Historian" Contains tipped in pages of handwritten annotations by G. K. Miller.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

purchase

Processed by

A. L. Gilbert, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2014

Creator

Title
Guide to the Campaigns of Wheeler and his cavalry, 1862-1865
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
October 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500