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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 1515. Partial account book (pp. 13-20, 170-184, 187-262) containing General Orders and Special Orders for the 61st U.S. Colored Infantry and the 2nd West Tennessee Infantry of African Descent. Also includes a letter written by Nellie Evans (Nov. 1865) to her cousin Jeff.


African American Studies | Military History | United States History

SC 1515 SIXTY-FIRST Colored Infantry.pdf (6361 kB)
Sixty-First Colored Infantry Order Book



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