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


Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 191. Letter, 6 February 1862, of Confederate soldier John W. Rose, encamped near Bowling Green, Kentucky, to his mother and his cousin?, W. B. Mooningham, near Dixon Springs, Smith County, Tennessee. He relates information about food, food prices, and the fall of Fort Henry. Includes a printed poem, "To the Soldiers and Freemen of the South."


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