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Title Papers
Creator Rowan, Rebecca (Carnes), 1813-1897
Description Letters, 1855-1872 (37 items), or Rebecca Carnes Rowan, Bardstown, Kentucky, to William P. Boone, lawyer, Louisville, Kentucky, which reveal Rebecca's struggles to maintain her family and farm; photocopies of Confederate Civil War letters from her son, William, 1861-1865 (6 items); and photos of May and Rebecca Rowan (3 items). Also news release and photos of donor and companions, 1976 (3 items).
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Correspondence
Date 1855
Year Range From 1855
Year Range To 1976
Other Number MSS 71
Subjects Debt
Estates
Farming
Farms
Historic buildings
Lawyers
Prisoners and prisons
Prisoners of war
Slave trade
Slavery
Slaves
Social life
Taxes
Women
People Boone, William Pendleton, 1813-1875
Capps, Randall, Churchill, Alexander P.
Clowes, Carolyn (McDonald)
Guthrie, James, 1792-1869
Handy, Riley Dean, 1941-2010
Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864
Nicholas, P. N. (Mrs.), b. 1906
Pirtle, Henry, 1798-1880
Rowan, John, 1773-1843
Rowan, John, Jr., 1807-1855
Rowan, May, b. 1851?
Rowan, Rebecca B. (Carnes), 1813-1897
Rowan, William Atkinson Hill, 1838?-1900
Walker, William, 1824-1860
Search Terms Bardstown and Louisville Railroad Company
Bardstown, KY
Battle of Bull Run, 1861
Bull Run, VA
Campaigns, battles, military actions
Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America
Delaware
Federal Hill (Bardstown, KY)
Fort Delaware, DE
Historic houses
Johnson's Island, OH
Morgan's Men
Nelson County, KY
Nicaragua
Ohio
Rowan family
Virginia
Finding Aids For finding aid click here - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_mss_fin_aid/211/
Catalog Number 1976.44.1
Dates of Creation 1855-1976
Extent 1/2 box. 3 folders. 50 items. Originals.
Number of Images 1