Papers, 1813-1961 1843-1898.

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Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898. Papers, 1813-1961 1843-1898.

Papers, 1813-1961 1843-1898.

Papers contain correspondence written by Buell, 1843-1898, which include letters to his wife from Texas in the 1850's and during the Civil War, as well as letters written after his military career ended in 1862; correspondence received by Buell, 1846-1898, discussing the Civil War, Buell's career, his post-career life, and his efforts to establish and manage the Airdrie Coal and Ironworks at Paradise (Ky.); his letter copy books, 1858-1899, containing correspondence relating to the coal and iron works and navigation of the Green River in Kentucky; and ledger and a day book of the Muhlenberg Mining Company, 1875-1898; and records of the military commission established in 1863 to investigate his command during Braxton Bragg's Kentucky invasion in 1862 and at the Battle of Perryville (Ky.). Papers also include his business and financial records, 1844-1899; rough drafts and galley proofs of articles about the Civil War written by Buell; obituaries; the papers of Timothy Buell, 1813-1896; correspondence of Margaret H. Buell and her daughters Emma and Nannie Mason, 1853-1911; correspondence, 1916-1933; correspondence of Margaret Buell's first husband, Richard B. Mason, 1818-1842; genealogical material; miscellaneous items relating to the Civil War, including maps of Shiloh and Perryville and Buell's efforts to design a dishwashing machine; newspaper clippings, 1858-1908; and copies of the Alta California, published in San Francisco in 1849.

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