Letter from Emory Kirby to Joel Kirby, August 1863
 


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“Letter from Emory Kirby to Joel Kirby, August 1863,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 27, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/15341.


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Title

Letter from Emory Kirby to Joel Kirby, August 1863

Description

This letter from Emory Kirby to his father, Joel, discusses recent developments in Greenbrier and surrounding counties after Morgan’s Raid in Ohio. Emory Kirby says that he does not believe that the war will end any time soon, and that the reports that come in are not good for the Confederacy.

Subject

Kirby, Emory T., 1843-1915
Kirby, Joel
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate
Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863

Date

1863

Format

letters (correspondence)

Extent

2 pages

Language

English

Identifier

Letter_nd_26.pdf

Coverage

Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
Ashe County (N.C.)

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