Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

H. W. Bendy Papers

Manuscript Collection: MC147

Collection Summary

Creator: Bendy, H. W.
Title: H. W. Bendy papers
Dates: 1861-1865
Abstract: Four items document the military service of H. W. Bendy in the Civil War.
Identification: MC147
Quantity: 4 items
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Creator Sketch

Little is known about H. W. Bendy who was a captain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

The H. W. Bendy Papers consists of four Civil War documents dating from 1861 to 1865. A pass granted to H. W. Bendy from New Orleans to Mobile, under the authority of the Governor of Louisiana, is included in the papers. There are two orders dated in 1864. One orders ferrymen and guards to allow H. W. Bendy to pass into Mobile. The other is a leave of absence issued to Bendy. Also included is an 1865 Parole of Honor signed by H. W. Bendy, Capt., stating he will not bear arms against the U.S.


Organized into one series; arrangement is chronological.


Restrictions on Access


Terms Governing Use

Open for research by appointment.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jacinto Museum of History. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jacinto Museum of History as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Index Terms

Bendy, H. W.
Mobile (Ala.)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Archival resources

Administrative Information


[Identification of Item], H. W. Bendy Papers, MC147, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.


Pauline Bendy Taylor, December 1955.

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa M. Lomas, 2011.


box folder
161.2 1 Pass, 1861 October 23

box folder
161.2 2 Orders, 1864

box folder
161.2 3 Parole, 1865 January 3