Charlton G. Duke Civil War Account
Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931
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For microfilmed copies see Family Collection: Charlton G. Duke Civil War Account.
[Identification of item], Charlton G. Duke Civil War Account, ca.1860-1870, 98SC58,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.
1 item (2 leaves); 31 cm.
This collection consists of a four-page Civil War account written by Charlton G. Duke about his and his companions' capture and imprisonment by Union forces in Kentucky. He recounts their imminent execution ordered by Gen. Stephen Gano Burbridge in retaliation for guerilla activities of Sue Mundy. Charlton Duke, his brother John Duke, and K. P. Wallace were ultimately released but their companions, Capt. Wilson Lilly, Lieut. M. Blincoe, and their cousin Capt. Lindsey Buckner, were executed.
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