Ben F. Dixon Papers, 1941-1958 (C3749)

0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

 Finding Aid

The papers of Ben F. Dixon contain press releases detailing the events which led to the Battle of Athens, MO, on 5 August 1861; the battle itself; and the aftermath. The papers also include biographical sketches of the leaders of the opposing forces. The articles were written in the 1940s on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the battle.