Publication Date

8-10-2010

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2302. Chiefly letters from Barnett Smith, Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory and Camp Wheeler, Huntsville, Alabama to his mother in Hadley, Warren County, Kentucky, 1898. He describes his military training and ponders being shipped to Cuba. Also includes an 1865 letter from Union soldier James W. Howard of Butler County, Kentucky, Howard’s discharge certificate, an 1863 slavery bill of sale, and an 1873 receipt for a coffin.

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

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