Publication Date

11-2-2016

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid and full text transcriptions (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3064. Three letters of Wallace McGrath to George D. Freeman, Columbus, Ohio, written in December 1861-February 1862 while serving with with the 15th Ohio Infantry near Bowling Green, Kentucky. He describes recent and anticipated marches, visiting Mammoth Cave, his duties as a clerk, and the difficulty of making a photograph to send to George. He also writes of the escort of Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer’s body through the area, noting that his own commanding General and staff “took dinner with Genl Hindman of the Rebels.”

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

SC 3064 MCGRATH Wallace item 1 typescript.doc (32 kB)
Wallace McGrath to George D. Freeman, 15 December 1861

SC 3064 McGRATH Wallace item 2 typescript.doc (33 kB)
Wallace McGrath to George D. Freeman, 3 February 1862

SC 3064 MCGRATH Wallace item 3 typescript.doc (33 kB)
Wallace McGrath to George D. Freeman, 26 February 1862

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