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Holyoke Family Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Holyoke Family Papers, 1861-1865, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Kentucky family. Collection of letters from a Holyoke family member and friends describing the unsettling events of the Civil War in Ky. The letters pertain to topics such as secession, abolitionism, Kentucky's neutrality, and Civil War military activities in Ky. Specific topics include Louisville's role in supplying the war effort and prominent Louisvillians with differing "Northern" and "Southern" sympathies. Eleven of the most significant letters have been transcribed. Card index in repository
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