Thomas Johnson letters, 1857-1868, 1861-1865 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Thomas Johnson letters, 1857-1868, 1861-1865 (bulk dates)
Creator
Johnsons, Thomas.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (partial)
Subjects
Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914.
Hanson, Roger Weightman, 1827-1863.
Hanson, Roger Weightman, Mrs.
Johnsons, Thomas.
Confederate States of America.--Army.--Kentucky Battalion, 2nd.
Soldiers.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
Arrangement
No discernible arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Johnson served as a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate Army's Second Kentucky Battalion.
Scope and Content
This is a collection on microfilm of the letters of Thomas Johnson and others, written mainly during the Civil War. Among those of Johnson is a report he wrote of an engagement his unit fought in 1864. There are also some letters written by Roger W. Hanson, a Confederate Army colonel, to his wife, other letters she received, including one from General Simon Bolivar Buckner, and some of the letters she wrote to her husband.

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