Publication Date

3-26-2013

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 968. Partial letter, 1862, written by Abyram P. Staats, a private in the 74th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers Infantry, while stationed in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He recounts how he shot his thumb off and the miseries of camp life. Discharge certificate, 1863, and photo included.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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