Guide to the Camp Bartow, UCV, Records, 1903-1911

Record Group 197

Extent: 7 file folders

Physical Description: Short Collections (6 folders) + 1 OS Folder (Map Drawer 10)

Organizational Sketch: UCV Camp Bartow (no. 1591) founded in Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, on August 29, 1903. Quoting from the preamble to the camp's constitution, its purpose was "to collect and preserve the facts connected with the history of the Confederate States, and illustrative of the career of Confederate statesmen and soldiers; to perpetuate the memory of Confederate heroes and heroism; to assist all meritorious Confederate soldiers and sailors in all honorable ways; to aid their families when they shall need assistance; to confirm and advance the friendship begun in days of hardship and danger, and to promote cordiality in intercourse with our comrades, the United Confederate Veterans of Houston County, Ala., and adjoining counties, do ordain this Constitution."

Scope / Content Note: Documents some of the activities of UCV Camp Bartow of Dothan. Includes a ledger book and loose pages documenting dues collections and other Camp financial transactions, a small body of correspondence, and ephemera.

Provenance: Original provenance uncertain. Given to Wiregrass Archives by Houston-Love Memorial Library when it moved into its new building in 2014.

Processing Notes: All loose records were originally stuffed into the ledger.

Preferred Citation: Records of Camp Bartow, UCV, Wiregrass Archives, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL

Access/User Limits? Open

Proc Date: 7/6/2015 Processor: MTO


File I.D. File Label
197 15-0706 001 001 Camp Bartow Constitution and Account Ledger, 1903-1909
197 15-0706 001 002 Rosters, Dues Collection, Other Ledger Pages
197 15-0706 001 003 Financial Documents, 1910-1911
197 15-0706 001 004 National UCV Dues Notices and Reporting Sheets
197 15-0706 001 005 Letters, 1908 and 1919; Election Ephemera for Charles Greer
197 15-0706 001 006 1911 UCV National Meeting, Little Rock [Pre-conference materials]
197 15-0706 OS Map 10 1911-1912 UCV National Meeting Promotional Materials
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