William Adair Letter, 1862, October 1

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Adair Letter, 1862, October 1
Creator
Adair, William
Extent
3 items
Subjects
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
William Adair was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War and was present at the Battle of Richmond, Ky. Adair's letter describes the complete victory of Confederate forces over the Union at the Battle of Richmond, Ky.; gives casualty totals and a list of supplies and weapons confiscated; tells about the aftermath of the battle with the dead and wounded everywhere; and comments on how Kentucky is rallying to the Confederate cause by the thousands. Finding aids available in the repository