Publication Date

8-1-2003

Comments

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

Abstract

Letter written by Civil War soldier William H. Githens?, Bird's Point, Missouri, to his wife, describing conditions--especially in Cairo, Illinois, and mentioning the activity at Forts Holt and Payne across the river in Kentucky. Also, he includes a sketch of these fortifications.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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