George Venters [RG1490.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1490.AM:  George Venters, 1844-1931

Reminiscences:  1930
Illinois; Aurora, Hamilton County; Syracuse, Otoe County; and Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Businessman, Civil War veteran
Size:  One item

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of a thirty-three page manuscript with the reminiscences of George Venters, which he began writing on October 21, 1930.  He describes his boyhood in Kentucky and Ohio, his service in the Civil War as a member of Company D of the 36th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers, farm life in Illinois and in Frontier County, Nebraska, and his career as a businessman in Aurora, Lincoln, and Syracuse, Nebraska.

Note:  George Venters was the maternal great-grandfather of Arthur Smith Jr., whose papers are also housed under RG4684.AM.

INVENTORY

Reminiscences of George Venters

 

Subject headings:

Farm life -- Illinois
Farm life -- Nebraska -- Frontier County
Reminiscences
Venters, George, 1844-1931
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

 

KFK        04-16-1999

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