Publication Date

February 2008

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 1611. Letter dated 10 September 1861 from Union soldier John Boatman, Paducah, Kentucky, to his family in Paris, Illinois describing conditions in Paducah. Envelope imprinted with red and blue patriotic image of clasped hands and the phrase "Our hearts and hands for the Union."

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