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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 941. Civil War letters (5), by Tennessee Confederate, Jefferson Dean, to his wife, Sophia. His regiment was stationed in southeastern Kentucky, then Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He describes his company’s activities in preparation for the Battle of Mill Springs and with Felix Zollicoffer’s forces at Johnson’s Island, where he died. Other items include war records and photos (5), concerning Dean and Johnson’s Island cemetery.


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