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26 September 1861: “Kentucky is in a worse condition than poor Missouri. Many of her best citizens have been incarcerated & her fair fields will soon run red with her children’s blood.”

Item description: Letter, 26 September 1861, from Given Campbell to his wife “Bettie” describing the situation in Kentucky. Given Campbell was born in Salem, Ky., on 31 December 1835. He studied law at the University of Virginia and, upon graduation, … Continue reading

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