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Kentucky Confederate Provisional Government Journal,1861-1862

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Kentucky Confederate Provisional Government Journal




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Kentucky Confederate Provisional Government Journal, 1861-1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


1 v. (124 p.)

Scope and Content

A day by day account of the proceedings of the secession convention of Kentucky, held at Russellville, 18-20 Nov. 1861, and the subsequent meetings of the council of the Confederate provisional government, seated at Bowling Green, 21 Nov. 1861 - 1 Jan. 1862. Council proceedings include organization, application and representation to the Confederate States of America, collection of taxes, raising of regiments, accomplishing loans or devising other means of removing Confederate funds from specified banks, dealings with the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company in Confederate territory, and other details. The journal ends abruptly on 1 Jan. 1862


  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company-- History-- Sources.
  • Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.

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