Author:K.N. (Kirkland Newton) COWING

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1858 - 1861 EXTRAORDINARY ARCHIVE OF 30+ ORIGINAL LETTERS HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG, INQUISITIVE MAN DETAILING THE FRAUGHT AND TENSE PRE CIVIL WAR ERA AND HIS EVENTUAL ENLISTMENT WITH THE UNION ARMY TO FIGHT AGAINST THE CONFEDERACY

By: K.N. (Kirkland Newton) COWING

Price: $4,455.99

Publisher: CINCINNATI OHIO, [to LARUE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, 1860

Seller ID: 0009121

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an archive of fascinating and extraordinary letters dating from right before the Civil War, to its very beginning, 1858-1861. The vast majority of the letters are from 1859 and 1860. The letters document the fraught political upheaval taking place at the time and the tense years that led up to the civil war. It goes up to the start of the war and also documents the author being mustered into the Union Army. The author of these letters is named K. N. (Kirkland Newton) Cowing. He is eventually stationed at Camp Wickliffe in Larue County, Kentucky. This camp was the assembly and train... View more info