|Creator||Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883|
Letters (31) from Cain to James M. Davis, written mostly during the Civil War from her home and school in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and from Illinois. A strong Confederate sympathizer, Cain responds to Davis's support of the Union, criticizes President Abraham Lincoln, and opines freely on love, courtship and marriage. She also writes of mutual friends, family, and social and religious activities. Includes 3 additional letters to Davis from his father, sister, and a friend who writes of an opportunity to manage a store. Also includes brief typescripted summaries of the letters and Cain family information.
|Year Range From||1860|
|Year Range To||1867|
|Other Number||SC 2251|
Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883
Cain, Mary Walker (Hardaway), 1825-1850
Cain, William Henry, Jr.
Clarke, Marcellus Jerome, 1844-1865
Cullom, Allen G.
Davis, James M., b. 1842?
Davis, Sarah E. "Sallie"
Davis, Thomas, b. 1809?
Drury, Fannie, d. 1866
Harding, Aaron, 1805-1875
Henderson, Isabel "Belle"
Henderson, Olivia (Stith), d. 1861
Keath, Martha, d. 1864
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864
Breckinridge County, KY
Campaigns, battles, military actions
Civil War, 1861-1865
Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
Locust Grove Seminary (Breckinridge County, KY)
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
|Finding Aids||For finding aid click here - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_mss_fin_aid/1351/|
|Dates of Creation||1844-1867|
|Extent||1 folder. 39 items. Originals and photocopies.|
|Number of Images||1|