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Absalom Y. (Absalom Yarbrough) Johnson Diary,1860-1864, 1860

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Knt000618Guide to the Absalom Y. (Absalom Yarbrough) Johnson Diary, 1860-1864Processed by: Processed by; machine-readable finding aid created by:Encoded bySpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, KY 40208 Phone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/ Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical SocietyLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC DatabaseDate of source: Date completedDescription is in English.Guide to the Absalom Y. (Absalom Yarbrough) Johnson Diary, 1860-1864Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, Kentucky40208 USAPhone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/Processed by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: M. Plarr Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.Absalom Y. (Absalom Yarbrough) Johnson Diary,1860-1864 N/AJohnson, Absalom Y. (Absalom Yarbrough), 1821-19074 v. No items online. Must visit contributing institution.The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USAOpen to researchers.[Identification of item], Absalom Y. (Absalom Yarbrough) Johnson Diary, 1860-1864, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.Afro-Americans-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.Boxing-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.Bullitt, Joshua Fry, 1822-1897.Camp Chase (Ohio)-- History-- Sources.Camp Joe Holt (Jeffersonville, Ind.)-- History-- Sources.Criminals-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916.Fire departments-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.Fires-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.Horse racing-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.Kentucky-- Politics and government-- 1861-1865-- Sources.Lithgow, James Smith, 1812-1902.Louisville (Ky.)-- History-- 19th century-- Sources.Louisville (Ky.)-- Politics and government.Louisville (Ky.)-- Social life and customs.McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885.Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1860-- Sources.Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1864-- Sources.Prostitution-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.Railroad accidents-- United States-- History-- Sources.Steamboats-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.Transportation-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.United States.-- Army.-- Kentucky Infantry Regiment, 28th (1861-1865)United States.-- Army.-- Invalid Corps.-- Regiment, 7th (1863-1865)First chief engineer of the Louisville Fire Dept., soldier, and city councilman. Johnson served as commander of Camp Joe Holt, Ind., commander of the 28th Kentucky Infantry Regiment, and commander of the 7th Regiment of the Invalid Corps at Camp Chase, Ohio. The diary (1862 is missing) notes personal and family information, and events in Louisville and the country such as fires in the city, politics, activities, Civil War news, weather, and crime. It provides a good account of life in the mid-19th century and during the Civil War in Louisville and where Colonel Johnson served. Josh

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