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Drury M. Haddick Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0369

This collection consists of one land grant from the United States government to Drury M. Haddick for his service in the military. He served as a private in Captain Battles' Company, Second Regiment, in the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers in the Florida War. The granting of military bounty land in the United States was a common practice to encourage enlistments or reward soldiers for previous service. The grant was signed by President James Buchanan.

Dates

  • 1859 November 3

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of one land grant from the United States government to Drury M. Haddick for his service in the military. He served as a private in the Captain Battles' Company, Second Regiment, in the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers in the Florida War.

Biographical/Historical Note

Drury M. Haddick served in the Florida War as a private in Captain Battles' Company, Second Regiment, in the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers. This land grant was located in Monroe, Louisiana and it contained 80 acres of land.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in 1966.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480