2,128,948 men enlisted in the Union Army during the US Civil War. This is the campaign history of one of them, and ancestor of a fan of The History Guy.James William Burklow served in the western campaign across Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi.
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of the Civil war (map) - National Geographic
Crittenden County, KY Death Records LC# 976. 9893 v23c
Crittenden Co., KY Census (1870) - LC# f457 .c66 d730
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies in
The War of The Rebellion - U.S. Govt. Printing Office
Soldiers of the War of 1812 - LC# KSA# K973.5246
Tristate Online, Genealogical Computer BBS
National Genealogical Society computer BBS
Eastern Kentucky University, Townsend Room, Gerri Dimitrov
Mrs. Geneva Burklow
Mrs. Burnis Lee Burklow Butts