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John J. Klink Papers,1861-1987

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John J. Klink Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], John J. Klink Papers, 1861-1987, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


.33 cu. ft.

Scope and Content

Confederate soldier with the 3rd Georgia Cavalry Regiment who moved to Brazil following the Civil War. Primarily reprints of correspondence, Confederate Army records and reports, magazines, newspaper articles, photographs, and genealogical records about Klink's exodus to Brazil after his service in the Georgia Cavalry during the Civil War, and the search for information on Confederate veterans who settled in Brazil. Papers also include items on Charles Klink. Card file in repository


  • Klink, Charles.
  • Confederate States of America.-- Army-- Records and correspondence.
  • Confederate States of America.-- Army.-- Georgia Cavalry Regiment, 3rd.
  • Confederate States of America.-- Army.-- Georgia Cavalry Regiment, 17th.
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans.
  • Expatriation-- Brazil.
  • Brazil-- History-- Empire, 1822-1889.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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