Abraham Ulery Letter, 1862 Oct. 3

Descriptive Summary

Title
Abraham Ulery Letter, 1862 Oct. 3
Creator
Ulery, Abraham
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States.-- Army-- Military life-- History-- 19th century.
United States.-- Army-- Military life-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Union soldier in the 17th Ohio Battery. Letter from Ulery at Camp Snows (between Covington and Lexington) to his aunt and uncle. The letter discusses camp life and the declining status of the nearby Confederate Army. Because of the Confederates "miserable" condition, Ulery proclaims that "if they don't want to listen to Mr. Lincoln's proclamation they may expect . . . to be cleaned out smack and sooth . .