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"How the War Commenced" broadside, 1864 October

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Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey


"How the War Commenced" broadside


1864 October


University of Kentucky Special Collections


Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2012MS052: [identification of item], "How the War Commenced" broadside, 1864 October, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


0.1 Cubic feet

1 box


The American Civil War (1861-1865) was fought between the Northern and Southern states of the United States of America. Major causes of the Civil War include slavery and states rights.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a broadside entitled How the War Commenced, and How Near it is Ended. The text concerns the state of the Civil War as of October 1864.


  • Broadsides.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Collection Inventory