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William Adair Letter, 1862, October 1

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Title

William Adair Letter

Date

1862, October 1

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Adair Letter, 1862, October 1, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

3 items

Scope and Content

William Adair was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War and was present at the Battle of Richmond, Ky. Adair's letter describes the complete victory of Confederate forces over the Union at the Battle of Richmond, Ky.; gives casualty totals and a list of supplies and weapons confiscated; tells about the aftermath of the battle with the dead and wounded everywhere; and comments on how Kentucky is rallying to the Confederate cause by the thousands. Finding aids available in the repository

Subjects

  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.

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