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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 2782. Letter, 11 August 1865, of Nancy A. Wier, Webster County, Kentucky, to the postmaster of Danville, Virginia, asking for assistance in reestablishing contact with her family in the area, particularly her father and siblings. She names family members and describes the death of her husband while a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, Illinois.


United States History | Women's History



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