A Letter from Elza Creal Shepherd
Submitted By: Morris Shepherd
Sent from Tennessee, while he was serving in the 5th KY Calvary during the Civil War. Believed to have been sent just before he was captured. He was later released in a prisoner exchange. Also signing the letter was his brother, Doctor Gaither Shepherd (not an M.D., It was a family name. In Michael C. Watson's "An Adair County, Kentucky History, Vol I", he erroneously lists " Dr. G. Shepherd" as a doctor in Adair Co.)
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Cassandra White Shepherd and Elza Creal Shepherd