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Historical Documents

Background Music:
"my old kentucky home"

                         

Choose from the following hyperlinks to view the historical documents:

Broadsides            Proclamations           Resolutions
 
& Illustrations             & Reports               & Ordinances   

Verses & Songs           The Vidette               Articles of War

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You may also click on any of the hyperlinks below to view.

Broadsides & Illustrations

  song books, pay vouchers  &   announcements

"Gen'l. Morgan's Grand March"
By C. L. Peticolas 
Song Book Cover
"How Are You, John Morgan?"
Comic Song Parody of "How Are You,  Telegraph?"
Song Book Cover
"Kentucky Battle Song"
By Charlie L. Ward
Song Book Cover
Payroll Voucher for Pvt. Samuel Scott 
Co. A,  2nd Kentucky Cavalry
Payroll Voucher for Pvt. Landon Carter
Co. B,  2nd Kentucky Cavalry
The Vidette
Lt. Gordon E. Niles,  Editor
Hartsville, Tennessee  --  August 16, 1862
Recruiting Poster
For the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry
Covington, Kentucky 
Proclamation
To the people of Estill County concerning the Home Guard
Irvine, Kentucky  --  September 22, 1862 
Reward Poster
Issued by Col. Wallace for the Apprehension of Gen. Morgan
Columbus, Ohio  --  November 28, 1863 
General Order No. 2
Concerning Discipline in the Command
Abingdon, Virginia  --  June 25, 1864 

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Proclamations & Reports

morgan's military documents  &  proclamations

Report of Capt. John Hunt Morgan
Official Reports -- Series 1, Volume 10, Number 2
Murfreesboro, Tennessee  --  March 10, 1862
Forward of Capt. Morgan's Report
With recommendation for promotion by General Wm. Hardee
Huntsville, Alabama  --  March 15, 1862
Proclamation
Recruiting for the Command
Georgetown, Kentucky  --  July 15, 1862 
Proclamation
Congratulations to the men of the Command
Hartsville, Tennessee  --  August 22, 1862 
Proclamation
To the people of Estill County concerning the Home Guard
Irvine, Kentucky  --  September 22, 1862 
Proclamation
Recruiting for the Command
Decatur, Georgia  --  February 1864 
General Order No. 2
Concerning Discipline in the Command
Abingdon, Virginia  --  June 25, 1864 

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Resolutions  & Ordinances

           official government acts &              resolutions

Declaration of Independence & Ordinance of  Separation
of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Russellville, Kentucky 
   --  November 20, 1861
Act of Congress
Admitting the Commonwealth of Kentucky into the Confederate States 
Richmond, Virginia  --  December 10, 1861
Congressional Resolution
Thanking Morgan and his Men for their defense of Tenn. & Kentucky 
Richmond, Virginia  --  January, 1863
 
 Resolution to Congress from Duke's Brigade
Concerning prosecution of the war & placing Negroes in the Army 
Camp Lee, Virginia  --  February 27, 1865 

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Verses & Songs

         patriotic poetry  &  songs of             significance

"Toast of Morgan's Men" 
by Captain Patrick Thorpe 
"Popular Ditty" 
by Annonymous 
"Kentucky Battle Song"
by Charlie Ward
"How Are You, Telegraph?" 
by G. W. Work and W. Collins
"Hunters of Kentucky"
by Samuel Woodworth
"Morgan's War Song" 
by Lt-Col Basil W. Duke
"Kentuckians to Arms !" 
by Henry O. Wagner 

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THE VIDETTE

       newspaper of the 2nd kentucky          cavalry

   "The Most Peripatetic Newspaper in the Confederacy"
Hartsville, Tennessee  --  August 16, 1862     

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Choose from the following hyperlinks to view the historical documents:

Broadsides            Proclamations           Resolutions
 
& Illustrations             & Reports               & Ordinances   

Verses & Songs           The Vidette               Articles of War

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