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Finding aid and full text transcript (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2947. Letter, 13 January 1862, of Confederate soldier J. J. Williams to his wife Emeline. Writing from Bowling Green, Kentucky, he describes troop strengths and movements in the area, the destruction of railroads and blockading of roads by the Confederates, and an anticipated encounter with Union troops at Green River.


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SC 2974 WILLIAMS J J typescript.pdf (170 kB)
J. J. Williams to Emeline Williams, 13 January 1862



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