Publication Date

5-19-2014

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 2841. Letters (3) of David M. Wray to his sister and father, 1862-1869; documents relating to Wray’s Civil War pension and its transfer to his widow; and receipt for care of Wray’s grave in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Wray’s 1862 letter from Claiborne County,Tennessee to his sister describes his pay and expenses, and the collection of money for a comrade whose arms were shot off by cannon fire; another letter discusses his plans to return home after being mustered out of service in Louisville, Kentucky.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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