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    • Adolphe Gueymard oral history interview, 2005.

    • Gueymard, Adolphe, 1913- --Interviews; Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College—Students; Military education--Louisiana--Baton Rouge; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--Personal narratives, American; World War,...
    • Adolphe Gueymard discusses his family, his attendance and military training at Louisiana State University, and his training after being called to active duty. Gueymard described especially his service in Europe during the war at Normandy, France;...
    • Letter, 1815 Mar. 1

    • Fort Daarby (La.); Fort Bowyer (Ala.); Gaines, Edmund Pendleton, 1777-1849; Louisiana--History--War of 1812--Personal narratives; Louisiana Purchase; Military bases--Louisiana--History--19th century; Bayous--Louisiana; Great Britain--History,...
    • [4] p. on 1 leaf; 33 X 40 cm. folded to 33 X 20 cm. 4 digital pages.
    • Letter, J. K. Duncan, New Orleans, La., to "Sir"

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate
    • Johnson Kelly Duncan graduated from West Point in 1849. Born in Pennsylvania (1827 March 19), his army service included stations in Florida and in the Pacific Northwest, where he helped explore a railroad route. He resigned in 1855 to become...
    • Republic of Louisiana Letter

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Cotton Industry; St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, La.); Women--Louisiana--New Orleans; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War,...
    • In four closely written pages, an unidentified matron of New Orleans writes this incomplete letter to her father describing life in the newly created Republic of Louisiana. Caution pervades every aspect of trade; people are collecting debts and...
    • Federal Soldier's Letter from Port Hudson, La.

    • Massachusetts Cavalry. 3d Regiment. 1862-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American, [Indian, etc.]; African American soldiers; Port Hudson (La.)--History--Siege, 1863; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Identified only as Townsend, the writer of this letter appears, from internal evidence, to have served in the 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry, in which blacks were enlisted. Townsend's letter offers evidence of his strong dissatisfaction with the policy...
    • Federal Soldier's Letter from Port Hudson, La.

    • Massachusetts Cavalry. 3d Regiment. 1862-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American, [Indian, etc.]; African American soldiers; Port Hudson (La.)--History--Siege, 1863; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Identified only as Townsend, the writer of this letter appears, from internal evidence, to have served in the 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry, in which blacks were enlisted. Townsend's letter offers evidence of his strong dissatisfaction with the policy...
    • Letter, Gilbert Shaw, Carrollton, Louisiana, to "Dear Father and Mother"

    • United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 42nd (1862-1865); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Union; Soldiers--Massachusetts--Correspondence; United...
    • Gilbert Shaw, 42nd Massachusetts Volunteers, describes his adventures in the occupation of Louisiana. His voyage on the "Quincy" was perilous; a storm off Cape Hatteras nearly wrecked the vessel. Stationed first at Camp Carrollton and then on...
    • Letter, Gilbert Shaw, Bayou St. John, Louisiana, to "Dear Parents"

    • United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 42nd (1862-1865); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Union; Soldiers--Massachusetts--Correspondence; United...
    • Gilbert Shaw, 42nd Massachusetts Volunteers, describes his adventures in the occupation of Louisiana. His voyage on the "Quincy" was perilous; a storm off Cape Hatteras nearly wrecked the vessel. Stationed first at Camp Carrollton and then on...

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