Jones family : papers, 1844-1969.

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Jones family. Jones family : papers, 1844-1969.

Jones family : papers, 1844-1969.

Consists of correspondence and diaries. Correspondence, 1844-1866, between Confederate Major Willis Field Jones, who was killed at Petersburg, Va., in 1864, and his wife, Martha Buford Jones, discusses activities on their Edgewood Farm near Versailles, Ky., family news, friends, the Southern cause in the Civil War, Jones' life in the Confederate Army, and the distressing home situation caused by his absence. Martha Jones' diaries, 1860-1864, record weather, health of family and friends, family and social life, farm operations, the treatment of slaves, horse racing, the Civil War, and her separation from her husband. Also included are military documents and Jones family information.

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Jones family.

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Family of Woodford County, Ky. From the description of Jones family : papers, 1844-1969. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49244134 ...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Gary, Martin Witherspoon, 1831-1881

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McDowell, Ephraim, 1771-1830

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Buford, Abraham, 1820-1884

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Buford, Abraham, 1749-1833

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Magoffin, Beriah, 1815-1885

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Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864

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Confederate cavalry raider and brigadier general of Kentucky. From the description of John Hunt Morgan papers, 1840-1870; 1890 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25166317 John Hunt Morgan was a veteran of the Mexican War and known for his guerrilla activities for the Confederates during the Civil War. From the description of Broadside, 1868 April 15. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49348053 Confederate caval...

Bramlette, Thomas Elliott, 1817-1875

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881

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Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876

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Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916

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Buford, John, 1826-1863

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