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William Munson Letters, 1861

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Title

William Munson Letters

Date

1861

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 Munson Letters, 1861, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

7 items

Scope and Content

Union soldier. Letters from the Union camp at Paducah (Ky.) describe setting up camp, drill exercises, mounting guns, going on an unsuccessful ambush, burning down a sawmill and a house, stealing horses, and taking prisoners. Letter head and envelopes have pro-Union illustrations and slogans on them

Subjects

  • United States.-- Army.-- Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865)
  • Envelopes (Stationery)
  • Letterheads-- United States.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Paducah (Ky.)-- History.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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