Publication Date

7-29-2013

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 1092. Photocopies of three Civil War letters from J. R. Simons, serving with the Union army near Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his cousins Harriet and Nancy Trout, Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky. He describes the Vicksburg fighting as well as conditions before and after the confrontation.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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