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    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 February-March (vol. 1)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863--Personal narratives, Confederate.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Volume one of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (February-March 1865) begins with a retrospective account by Ellis of the events leading up to the Civil War and his service in the war before his capture and imprisonment at Johnson Island in 1863. This...
    • 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.
    • 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;...
    • 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, 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...
    • Letter, J. K. Duncan, Fort Jackson, La., to "Captain" [J. K. Mitchell]

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate; Mitchell, John K.--Correspondence
    • 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...
    • Letter, Clark S. Willy to  "Dear Sister"

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Finance, commerce, confiscations, etc.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
    • In an experiment which quickly proved unsuccessful, General Nathaniel Banks in January 1863 established several large camps of contraband in the vicinity of Camp Parapet, where Willy writes a colorful description of the arrival by steamboat of all...
    • 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...

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