MSS Finding Aids

Green, William J., 1838-1867 (SC 2345)

Manuscripts & Folklife Archives, Western Kentucky University

Document Type Finding Aid

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


Finding aid and typescripts (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2345. Letters (2) written by W. J. Green, Paducah, Kentucky, to his brothers J. H. and S. F. Green, presumably in Illinois, describing military life and maneuvers in western Kentucky. Green was serving in Company B, 2nd Regiment Illinois Cavalry. He describes his tent with a homemade chimney and makes some disparaging comments about the “Secesh” in Murrary, Kentucky.