Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk diary, 1863-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk diary, 1863-1865
Creator
Woolfolk, Lucy Dupuy Craig.
Extent
1 reel
Subjects
Woolfolk, Lucy Dupuy Craig.
Woolfolk family.
Kentucky--History.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Woodford County (Ky.)--Social life and customs--19th century.
Versailles (Ky.)--History.
Diaries
Arrangement
Arrangement is chronological.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Woolfolk family lived in Woodford County, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
This diary was written by Mrs. Lucy Dupuy Craig Woolfolk of Woodford County, Kentucky between January 1, 1863 and June 19, 1865.The diary details the daily life of the Woolfolk family. Domestic activities such as cooking and sewing are recorded, as are trips to Lexington and Versailles to shop or visit relatives. A few comments about the Civil War and locations of troops are included. At the end of the diary is a list of expenses during 1865 for such items as food, clothing and books.

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