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    • Zachary Taylor cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, 1926.

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Historic sites; Cemeteries
    • Address: 4701 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, Kentucky. A stone staircase and wall provide the structure for a gate leading into a cemetery. The iron gate is swung open between two stone posts with a stylized T carved on them. The small mausoleum has...
    • A.T. Wood.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Andrew T. Wood was born in Fleming County, Kentucky, in 1834. He received a good common-school education and in 1862, he enlisted in the Federal army, Company C, Tenth Kentucky Cavalry. He was mustered out in 1863 and moved to Mount Sterling,...
    • Emmet O'Neal.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Bearded man in classical dress holding a book and looking at a younger man sitting on steps in front of a set of columns. Books and a scroll are on the step next to the younger man. A globe and books are on the base of the column next to the...
    • G. Robertson.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legal education; Teachers; Portraits
    • Born in 1790 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, George Robertson attended Transylvania University until 1806 and was admitted to the bar in 1809. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1817 to 1821 and in Kentucky's legislature from 1822 to 1827, in 1848, and...
    • County map of Kentucky and Tennessee.

    • Maps
    • Color map of Kentucky and Tennessee shows mountain ranges, rivers, major creeks, railroads, counties, cities, and towns. State borders are traced in color, counties are lightly tinted and relief is shown by hachures. Printed at lower right, within...
    • Hook used to destroy railroad iron.

    • Equipment; Steel, High strength; Steel, Heat resistent; United States--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction & pillage
    • E. Moliter, noted Civil War lithographer, drew this image of the hook used by Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea (1864) and Campaign of the Carolina's (1865), for twisting and destroying railroad iron. Many of Moliter's illustrations were drawn...
    • Broadway, East of Shelby.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; Street railroad tracks; Boats; Dogs
    • East Broadway in Louisville, Kentucky during the flood of 1884. A dog stands in road on dry ground, and people row canoes in background. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "View looking east on Broadway, flood of February 1884. Chas. D. Jacobs...
    • G.M. Davison.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Judges; Portraits
    • George Mosby Davison was born in Stanford, Kentucky in 1855. He attended the Stanford Academy and the Meyers Academy, read law and was admitted to the bar in 1879. He established a practice in Stanford, Kentucky. He served as collector of internal...
    • H.C. Burnett.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Henry C. Burnett was born in the county of Essex, Virginia, in 1825. Shortly after his admission to the bar, he was in 1851 elected clerk of the Circuit Court of Trigg County, Kentucky. In 1853 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives...
    • H. W. Bruce.

    • Judges; Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Horatio W. Bruce was born in 1830 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He attended school in Lewis County and in Manchester, Ohio, and worked as a salesman and bookkeeper at a general store in Vanceburg, Kentucky. In 1850, he went to Flemingsburg, Kentucky,...

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