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William J. Crook Letter

Identifier: MS-3064

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.

Dates: 1862 October 7

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  • Subject: Confederate States of America. Army. X
  • Subject: Correspondence. X
  • Subject: Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. X