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Richard McKinne Kennedy papers, 1828-1906.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Kennedy, Richard McKinne, 1830-1879.
Collection number: 4212
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Abstract: Richard McKinne Kennedy was a farmer in Greene County, Ala. He served with the 11th Alabama Regiment during the Civil War. Bills of sale of slaves in Pickens County, Ala.; letters, chiefly 1861-1868, from Richard M. Kennedy to his wife, Martha Clayton Hughes Kennedy, about his Civil War experiences and other matters; essays written by Martha in the 1850s when she was a student at Salem Female Academy, Salem, N.C.; Kennedy family genealogical material; scattered family correspondence; and other items.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights:  The collection includes bills of sale of slaves in Pickens County, Alabama in 1845 (Folder 1).

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery