Publication Date

2-18-2013

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 2676. Letter, 24 December 1861, to his brother from James Mohr, encamped with the Union Army near the Green River fifteen miles from Mammoth Cave. He remarks on the rain and cold, the destruction by Confederates of a bridge over the river, a recent skirmish, his visit to a cave, and his expected arrival in Bowling Green, Kentucky for the new year. Includes data on Mohr’s regiment, the Fifth U. S. Artillery, Battery H.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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