Robert Jefferson Breckinridge Memo on Fugitive Slaves (May 1864)May 14, 1864 Civil War (1861-1865)
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Memorandum by Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (class of 1820, non-graduate) detailing slaves who fled to the Union Army.
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Memorandum by Robert Jefferson Breckinridge detailing his slaves escaped behind Union Lines, May 14, 1864,” in Vol. 234, The Breckinridge Family Papers, 1752 – 1965, Manuscripts Division, Library of Congress.