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Richard D. Dunphy: A Veteran’S Struggle Echoing Into The Present, Kevin P. Lavery Oct 2013

Richard D. Dunphy: A Veteran’S Struggle Echoing Into The Present, Kevin P. Lavery

The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History

When I first received the bundle of Richard Dunphy’s pension documents, I was prepared to begin research on an obscure figure lost to time. To my great surprise, the very first search I performed resulted in a handful of genealogy websites, several citations of his merit, and even a Wikipedia page. As I began research, it became clear that this coal heaver was not one of the faceless many who fought in the American Civil War, but rather a man of the age whose life told a timeless story of hardship and resolve. [excerpt]


Tabor, Sharon - Collector (Sc 2704), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Tabor, Sharon - Collector (Sc 2704), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of contents (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2704. Calendar of events, historic walking tour information, and Pioneer Cemetery Lantern Tour scripts and supporting research, all relating to Civil War Sesquicentennial commemorations in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes information on Civil War-era burials in Pioneer Cemetery.