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  • Grouping of Stephen M. Overby 8th & 17th Kentucky Cavalry

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    Grouping of Stephen M. Overby 8th & 17th Kentucky Cavalry - Inventory Number: GRO 073

    This grouping consists an 1880’s photograph Overby copied from a civil war image with a cavalry saber and revolver and the spoon and fork half of a travelling mess utensil.  “This folding fork and spoon was carried by Stephen Oberby (Grandfather of Lillie Sites) when he was a Union Captain during the Civil War in the 1860’s”

    Stephen M. Overby

    Enlisted on 8/10/1862 at Russellville, KY as a Corporal into Co. “D” of the 8th Kentucky Cavalry.  He was Mustered Out on 9/23/1863 at Russellville, KY.  He re-enlisted on 3/22/1865 at Louisville, KY as a Captain. On 3/22/1865 he was commissioned into Co. “C” of the 17th Kentucky Cavalry.

    He was Mustered Out on 9/10/1865 at Louisville, KY

    Comes housed in 8 inch x 14 inch riker display case with red velvet backing and descriptive card.

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    Inventory Number: GRO 073