Edwards Family Papers,1861-1864

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edwards Family Papers,1861-1864
Creator
Edwards Family
Extent
13 items
Subjects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives--Confederate
Edwards, Sarah E.
Edwards, R. H. (Richard H.)
Edwards, William, d. 1864
Edwards, C. G. (Charles G.)
Edwards family--Correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Letters between various member of the Edwards family concerning events that took place at home and in the military, during the Civil War. The family had Confederate sympathies and at least three members fought on that side of the conflict. One son, William, died during the war. An account of the battle, his wound, and subsequent death was sent to his father, Thomas Edwards, by P. Stephenson, a family friend. The letters are in chronological order.
Variant Name: Edwards Family Civil War Letters