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Abraham Ulery Letter, 1862 Oct. 3

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Title

Abraham Ulery Letter

Date

1862 Oct. 3

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Abraham Ulery Letter, 1862 Oct. 3, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

Union soldier in the 17th Ohio Battery. Letter from Ulery at Camp Snows (between Covington and Lexington) to his aunt and uncle. The letter discusses camp life and the declining status of the nearby Confederate Army. Because of the Confederates "miserable" condition, Ulery proclaims that "if they don't want to listen to Mr. Lincoln's proclamation they may expect . . . to be cleaned out smack and sooth . .

Subjects

  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States.-- Army-- Military life-- History-- 19th century.
  • United States.-- Army-- Military life-- History-- Sources.

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