The University of Kentucky has a collection of letters written by John C. Wardlaw to his parents in South Carolina during the Civil War. Wardlaw was a senior cadet at the Kentucky Military Institute in Frankfort, Kentucky at the onset of the war.He was an officer in the Confederate Army. He participated in several battles including Malvern Hill in Virginia in 1862, and was wounded at the Second Battle of Manassas. In 1864 he was involved in the Wilderness campaign including battles at Spotsylvania Court House and at Cold Harbor. Wardlaw was also a defender during the siege of Petersburg and involved in an action at Williamsburg. On April 9, 1865 his name was listed on a list of paroled prisoners surrendered by General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House. Does anyone know who the parents of this John C. Wardlaw are?