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Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk diary, 1863-1865

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Title

Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk diary

Date

1863-1865

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk diary, 1863-1865, 1F64M-580, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel

Biography/History

The Woolfolk family lived in Woodford County, Kentucky.

Scope and Content

This diary was written by Mrs. Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk of Woodford County, Kentucky between January 1, 1863 and June 19, 1865.The diary details the daily life of the Woolfolk family. Domestic activities such as cooking and sewing are recorded, as are trips to Lexington and Versailles to shop or visit relatives. A few comments about the Civil War and locations of troops are included. At the end of the diary is a list of expenses during 1865 for such items as food, clothing and books.

Subjects

  • Woolfolk, Lucy Dupuy Craig.
  • Woolfolk family.
  • Kentucky--History.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Woodford County (Ky.)--Social life and customs--19th century.
  • Versailles (Ky.)--History.
  • Diaries

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