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Box WSC002


Contains 1 Collection or Record:


 File — Box: WSC002, Folder: W0151.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a typescript manuscript of B. L. Roberson's "Valor on the Eastern Shore: The Mobile Campaign of 1865," written in 1965 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Civil War. It examines the land campaign that lead to the capture of the city of Mobile, Alabama. The forty-four page manuscript documents the marches led by Union generals Edward Canby and Frederick Steele, which culminated in the Battle of Fort Blakeley (April 2-April 9, 1865) and culminated in the surrender...
Dates: 1965