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Edwards Family Papers,1861-1864

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Title

Edwards Family Papers

Date

1861-1864

Repository

Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Edwards Family Papers, 95SC22,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

13 items

Scope and Content

Letters between various member of the Edwards family concerning events that took place at home and in the military, during the Civil War. The family had Confederate sympathies and at least three members fought on that side of the conflict. One son, William, died during the war. An account of the battle, his wound, and subsequent death was sent to his father, Thomas Edwards, by P. Stephenson, a family friend. The letters are in chronological order.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Variant Name: Edwards Family Civil War Letters

Subjects

  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives--Confederate
  • Edwards, Sarah E.
  • Edwards, R. H. (Richard H.)
  • Edwards, William, d. 1864
  • Edwards, C. G. (Charles G.)
  • Edwards family--Correspondence

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