Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85071970
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Civil War diary, kept by Private Charles H. Howe, written on the verso and margins of a printed Civil War-era map on which he outlined the route he traveled.
Dates: 1862-09 - 1863-09
File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a deposition by James S. Fruit, L. R. Burk, and John L. Blangy, attesting to their attendance at a court case in Henderson County, Kentucky, on September 3, 1864. In the case, three men--J.W. Henderson, G.W. Scott, and Moses Harris--were tried for attemping to help Newton, an enslaved man who had escaped, to cross the Ohio River and join the Union Army. Newton's owner was Archibald Dixon.