The Civil War in Primary Resources: An Exhibition by the Special Collections Library


John Hebron


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First page of letter from John Hebron to his mother Lydia Hebron of Steubenville, Ohio.

Bowling Green

Feb. 20th 62

Dear mother

I now set down to writ you a few line to let you know how I am getting along. I suppose you have heard of the taking of Bowling Green that great battle has come off at last without firing a gun when I wrote last we was between Green River and Bowling Green we was ordered to stay there and fix the Pike we stayed there 9 days and then we came to Bowling [Green] we camped on the north side of the river that night . . .


Bowling Green, KY, U.S. Civil War 1861-1865


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