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A Guide to the United Confederate Veterans Ledger

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Confederate Veterans
Title: United Confederate Veterans Ledger
Dates: 1868
Abstract: This ledger contains meeting notes, biographies of members, member roles, and news clippings from Camp Stewart (no. 155) of the United Confederate Veterans in Jasper, Florida.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.010
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Stewart formed a company nicknamed the "Hamilton Blues" for the Confederacy during the Civil War. After the war, this Florida native was elected as Camp Commander and namesake for Fort Stewart of the United Confederate Veterans located in Jasper, Florida. The organization was designed to orchestrate memorials to Confederate veterans and support those veterans and their widows.


Scope and Content

This ledger contains meeting notes, biographies of members, member roles, and news clippings from Camp Stewart (no. 155) of the United Confederate Veterans in Jasper, Florida. Includes short biographies of Camp officers, news clippings concerning the organization, member lists, and general notes regarding the organization in this volume.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United Confederate Veterans Ledger, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Jasper (Fla.) -- Social Conditions.
United Confederate Veterans.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Societies, etc. -- Confederate States.



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