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Camp Nelson, Kentucky: A Civil War History

by Sears, Richard D.
Publisher: University of Kentucky Press
Retail Price: $45.00
Issue: Spring 2003
ISBN: 0813122465

Originally established as a Union supply depot, Camp Nelson soon became a principal recruiting ground for black men. This study, drawing heavily from primary material, examines the camp's rise and fall and how the latter adversely affected newly freed slaves.

review of Camp Nelson, Kentucky: A Civil War History, by Sears, Richard D., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2003).