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Historic letter returns to Owenton more than 150 years after its departure

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By Molly Haines

In November 1929, dozens of newspapers across Ohio carried an unusual headline, “Mystery Letters of Camp Chase Are Being Delivered.”
The number of the so-called mystery letters exceeded 200, many of them written on Easter Day, 1862. The letters were written to and for Confederate prisoners lodged at Camp Chase, a Union military staging and training camp established in Columbus, Ohio during the Civil War. It also included a Union-operated prison camp.


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