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Kane family drawing, map, and other material, 1862

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 9

Scope and Contents

Contains a large printed drawing, map, and photocopies related to the Kane family. The pictures depicts of Thomas L. Kane leading his Civil War regiment "The Bucktails" in an attack on Confederate troops led by Stonewall Jackson. The map has no title, but features several landmarks including Stafford Church, Kane's Landing, and Old Aquia Village. The photocopies are facsimilies of the handwritten manuscript of Elizabeth Wood Kane's two volume work History of the Settlement of Kane, Pennsylvania. Materials are not dated, but presumably dated from the mid-19th century to the late 20th century.


  • Other: 1862


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Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use reproductions where available.

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Biographical History

From the Collection:

The Kane family was a prominent family of politicians, lawyers, and doctors in Pennsylvania. Thomas L. Kane (1822-1883) was born in Philadelphia to John K. Kane (1795-1858), judge and politician in the city. In 1853 he married Elizabeth Dennistown Wood (1836-1909), and they had four children. Following the Civil War, the Kane family moved to western Pennsylvania to found the town of Kane, Pennsylvania.


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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States