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William J. Helsley Letters,1861-1862

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Title

William J. Helsley Letters

Date

1861-1862

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William J. Helsley Letters, 1861-1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

2 items

Scope and Content

Union soldier with the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Letters written while serving with the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Kentucky. His letter of 8 December 1861 has a patriotic letterhead and tells of a wagon accident in which the driver was killed. His letter of 1 Jan. 1862 discusses his opinion of slavery and describes slaves driving a team of oxen to the fields. Card file in repository

Subjects

  • United States.-- Army.-- Ohio Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1865)
  • Afro-Americans-- History-- to 1863.
  • Farm equipment-- Kentucky.
  • Letterheads-- United States.
  • Livestock-- Kentucky.
  • Slaves-- Kentucky.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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