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Tavenner family


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William C. Tavenner, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3763
Overview Letters of William C. Tavenner and members of his family. The family had ties to Lewis and Harrison Counties. Tavenner's letters include both personal and military correspondence from the Civil War, most relating to his service as a soldier in the Confederate Army (as Lieutenant Colonel of the 17th Virginia Cavalry) and his death at the Battle of Monocacy. There are also letters from other members of Tavenner's family from before and after the Civil War. See "Scope and Contents" for details.
Dates: 1846-1873, 1940; Majority of material found within 1861-1865