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  • Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
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    • Nathaniel P. Banks Letter

    • Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894--Correspondence; Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; United...
    • In this letter to Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs, General Banks explains the necessity for both land and water transportation in the invasion of Louisiana's interior. Describing the materials he has acquired, Banks asks permission to build...
    • 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...
    • 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, William P. Fuller to General P. T. Beauregard

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; Generals--American--1860-1870; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Correspondence; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861
    • Fuller asks for verification of an account of the signal given to commence firing on Fort Sumter on April 18, 1861.
    • 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, 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...
    • Letter, Gilbert Shaw, Bayou St. John, Louisiana, to "Beloved 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...
    • Night Passage of Union Boats at Vicksburg on the Mississippi (4/16/1863)

    • Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations; Ships; Fires; Mississippi River--Pictorial works
    • Scene painted by the Confederate engineer in charge of fortifications at Vicksburg. Shows bonfires lit on the Louisiana side of the river to illuminate Union boats as targets. 

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