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


Finding aid and typescript (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1543. Letter, 9 September 1861, from Confederate sympathizer Richard T. Higgins, Russellville, Kentucky, to Sady Carlisle, Columbus, Ohio. Defiant in his support of the South, he includes comments about the war, President Abraham Lincoln, and African Americans. Also includes a partial newspaper clipping that is referenced in the letter.


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