Publication Date

1-3-2012

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 236. Photocopies and typescript of 2 March 1862 letter written by Mrs. Josephine (Wells) Covington, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to her father, Judge Robert William Wells of Missouri. She relates happenings in Bowling Green during its occupation and later evacuation by Confederate troops (18 September 1861-14 February 1862). Also includes information about Mrs. Covington and the Covington family. The original 2 March 1862 letter is housed at the Filson Club, Louisville, Kentucky.

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History | Women's History

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