MSS Finding Aids

Publication Date

February 2008


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


Finding aid and typescript for Manuscripts Small Collection 1584. Civil War letter, Union, from David W. Poak, of the 30th Illinois Volunteer Infantry at Camp McClernand near Cairo, Illinois, to his sister Sadie J. Poak, New Castle, Pennsylvania. He discusses some maneuvers in western Kentucky, near Columbus and Paducah. A typescript of this letter is included as a supplementary file.

POAK, D. W. Transcription.doc (32 kB)
Poak Letter Typescript