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Col. Daniel W. Lindsey Letter,1863, 1863

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91SC56Col. Daniel W. Lindsey Letter, 1863Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsSpecial CollectionsKentucky History CenterKentucky Historical Society100 W. BroadwayFrankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931 USAPhone: (502) 564-1792, ext.4470Fax: (502) 564-4701URL: http://history.ky.gov/ Copyright 2000 Kentucky Historical SocietyLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MS Word.Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Col. Daniel W. Lindsey Letter, 1863Collection number: 91SC56Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsKentucky History CenterKentucky Historical Society100 W. BroadwayFrankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931 USAPhone: (502) 564-1792, ext.4470Fax: (502) 564-4701URL: http://history.ky.gov/Processed by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2000 Kentucky Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.Col. Daniel W. Lindsey Letter,186391SC56Lindsey, Daniel W.1 item Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.For microfilmed copies see Clift number(s): 0679Permission for commercial use must be requested from the Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections.[Identification of item], Col. Daniel W. Lindsey Letter, 1863, 91SC56,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.Civil WarThis is a letter written February 12, 1863 to Colonel Daniel W. Lindsey by George W. Monroe concerning Lindsey's command, the 22nd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.Monroe was writing from Camp Youngs in northern Louisiana. Lindsey apparently was in Kentucky, away from the regiment. Monroe was ill with "bilious fever" at the time he was writing. Monroe expressed his hopes that Lindsey would attempt to arrest deserters from the unit in Louisville and Frankfort. Other regimental news is included.Monroe enclosed the unit's flag "that bore the blunt at Chickasaw Bluffs" and requested a new flag for the regiment. The battle flag mentioned is no longer with this document.Variant Name: George W. Monroe LetterCreator's Occupation: U.S. Army Officer

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