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W. Thomas Estep Autograph Book, 1862

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Title

W. Thomas Estep Autograph Book

Date

1862

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], W. Thomas Estep Autograph Book, 1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 v.

Scope and Content

Captain in the 2nd Kentucky Infantry, CSA. Estep was a prisoner of war incarcerated at Fort Warren, Boston, Massachusetts. Includes autographs of fellow prisoners from the Confederate army and navy, and political prisoners, particularly from Maryland. Some write about the circumstances of their capture. Estep provides additional information on some of the signers concerning their war service after being exchanged

Subjects

  • Fort Warren (Boston, Mass.)
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and Prisons-- Sources.

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