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James A. Thomas Letters,1861-1864

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James A. Thomas Letters




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], James A. Thomas Letters, 1861-1864, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Scope and Content

Confederate soldier captured by Union Army. Photocopies of typed transcripts of letters to Thomas's family. Letters recount his escape and travel to Louisville; his recapture; and his imprisonment at Camp Morton in Indianapolis, Sept. 1863. He also discussed the anti-Union sentiments in Indiana and Illinois. Photocopies of typed transcript. Card file in repository


  • Union League of America.
  • Copperhead Movement.
  • Camp Morton (Ind.)
  • Indiana-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Illinois-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons.

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