Frederick William Benteen papers
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Frederick William Benteen papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898
Title: Frederick William Benteen papers
Dates: 1865-1961, undated
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft. (1 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS163

Biographical/Historical Note

Brigadier General Frederick William Benteen was brevetted brigadier general for gallantry in saving those elements of the 7th Cavalry which were not trapped with General Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876. His daughter, Anita, was married to Stephens Mitchell. Additional biographical information about Frederick William Benteen has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection mostly contains property records of Frederick Benteen, an Atlanta resident. Included are plats, correspondence, a deed, bank records, maps, and a report.

Index Terms

Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898--Homes and haunts
Mitchell, Anita Benteen
Real property--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frederick William Benteen papers, MSS 163, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1963.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Correspondence, 1894-1959
2Plats, 1865-1903
3Report and other plats, 1923-1948
4Plats of Benteen properties, 1950-1961
5Deed and plat, 1913, 1937
6Plat of Benteen properties, 1917
7Cancelled checks and receipt, 1951-1956
8Maps, 1904-1911