Draper Manuscripts: George Michael Bedinger Papers, 1775-1860

Summary Information

Title: Draper Manuscripts: George Michael Bedinger Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1775-1860

  • Bedinger, George Michael, 1756-1843
Call Number: Draper Mss A

Quantity: 0.2 cubic feet (1 volume)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of George Michael Bedinger, a major in the Continental Army who participated in the battles of Germantown and Yorktown, the defense of Boonesborough, and John Bowman's Ohio campaign, and later served in the Kentucky legislature and U.S. Congress. Included are 1843 reminiscences, correspondence, legal records, election campaign broadsides, pension applications, and two maps of the Blue Licks battlefield.


Descriptions of the volumes are copied from the Guide to the Draper Manuscripts by Josephine Harper. Out of date and offensive language may be present.

This collection is also available as a microfilm publication.

Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The fifty series included in the Draper Manuscripts have been cataloged individually. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview, and the Guide to the Draper Manuscripts by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.

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Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-draper00a
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