Records of the Slave Claims Commission, 1864-1867, Volume Two: Register of Claims of Kentucky Commission
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The Slave Claims Commissions were created to compensate the owners of slaves who enlisted in the Union Army. Only Union-controlled slave states were eligible--Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri, West Virginia, and Tennessee. This second volume in a proposed series of books transcribing the records of the Slave Claims Commissions, presents the claims registered by the Kentucky Commission.