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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 1181. Letter, 18 December [1862], written by Union soldier Charles Caley, stationed in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to his wife in Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. He discusses his illness, his arrival in Bowling Green Green from Louisville with six hundred troops, and their encampment in an old sawmill.


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SC 1181 CALEY additional file.pdf (259 kB)
Charles Caley letter, 18 December 1862



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