The small hoosier in the big blue clothes, Chapter I - War for the Union - Slavery - Southern hatred - And low tide in American politics


  • undated


  • Ashley, James King, 1845-1926


  • English



  • 0.15 Cubic feet 1 box The James King Ashley Civil War manuscript (undated; 0.15 cubic feet; 1 box) comprises a handwritten memoir written by James King Ashley of the 20th Indiana Battery, recounting his experiences during the Civil War.

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