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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1420. Letter written by Union soldier John (no last name), Camp Paint Creek, Kentucky, to his wife (no place noted), graphically describing marching from Winchester, Kentucky, to present camp. He mentions that Kentucky has the dirtiest soldiers he has ever seen.


Military History | United States History

SC 1420 CIVIL War - Military life.doc (452 kB)
Letter from John to his wife 8 May 1863



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