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J.T. Boyle and F.P. Bracht Proclamation,, 1862

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2011MS019 J.T. Boyle and F.P. Bracht Proclamation, 1862 July 13 2011MS019 Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 Feb. 21 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-15T10:54-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard J.T. Boyle and F.P. Bracht Proclamation, 2011MS019 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 35 0.01 Cubic feet 1 item 1862 July 13 7.5"x9" Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford, 1818-1871 Bracht, F.G. Historical note Morgan's Raid refers to the movement of Confederate cavalry, led by John Hunt Morgan, from Tennesse to northern Ohio. Covering over 1,000 miles, the raid took place between June 11, 1863 and July 26, 1863. During this period, the raiders disrupted rail lines and stole from private homes, businesses, and farms. Preferred Citation note 2011MS019 : [identification of item], J.T. Boyle and F.P. Bracht Proclamation, 1862 July 13, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Scope and Contents note The broadside orders all able-bodied men in Lexington, Kentucky to take arms and aid in repelling the "marauders," a reference to Morgan's raiders. Those who refuse to participate are warned to stay in their homes or risk being shot. Signed by Jeremiah Boyle, Brigadier General in the Union Army and F.G. Bracht, Mayor and Provost Marshall. The broadside misidentified Bracht's initials as F.P. Chapel Hill Rare Books. Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 Broadsides. Guerrillas. Lexington (Ky.) Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Underground movements.