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Thomas Johnson letters, 1857-1868, 1861-1865 (bulk dates)

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Title

Thomas Johnson letters, 1857-1868

Date

1861-1865 (bulk dates)

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

No discernible arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Thomas Johnson letters, 1857-1868, 1861-1865 (bulk dates), 1FM-43, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm (partial)

Biography/History

Johnson served as a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate Army's Second Kentucky Battalion.

Scope and Content

This is a collection on microfilm of the letters of Thomas Johnson and others, written mainly during the Civil War. Among those of Johnson is a report he wrote of an engagement his unit fought in 1864. There are also some letters written by Roger W. Hanson, a Confederate Army colonel, to his wife, other letters she received, including one from General Simon Bolivar Buckner, and some of the letters she wrote to her husband.

Subjects

  • Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914.
  • Hanson, Roger Weightman, 1827-1863.
  • Hanson, Roger Weightman, Mrs.
  • Johnsons, Thomas.
  • Confederate States of America.--Army.--Kentucky Battalion, 2nd.
  • Soldiers.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns

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