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A. W. Allen Letters
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], A. W. Allen Letters, 1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
A.W. Allen was a soldier with the 26th Brigade, USA during the Civil War. Two letters, 14 and 15 June 1862, written by Allen of the 26th Brigade, USA, recount marching from Lexington, Ky. to Clairborne Co., Tenn.; describe chasing and skirmishing with Rebel cavalry in the Cumberland Mountains, and discuss the regimental makeup of the 26th Brigade and its weapons. Finding aids available in repository
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