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Box WSC002

 Container

Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1861-1862

 File — Box: WSC002, Folder: W0153.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes letters and newspaper clippings related to Alfred A. Parmenter, a member of the Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry. In the letters to his parents, dated from February 1861 to August 1862, Parmenter describes battles and camp life. In his earliest letter, dated February 14, 1861, and written aboard a ship stationed at Ship Island, Mississippi, Parmenter assures his parents that "the people are, as near as I can learn, disgusted with the C. S. of A." and that he...
Dates: 1861-1862

Newspaper clippings on the Battle of Baton Rouge

 File — Box: WSC002, Folder: W0153.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes letters and newspaper clippings related to Alfred A. Parmenter, a member of the Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry. In the letters to his parents, dated from February 1861 to August 1862, Parmenter describes battles and camp life. In his earliest letter, dated February 14, 1861, and written aboard a ship stationed at Ship Island, Mississippi, Parmenter assures his parents that "the people are, as near as I can learn, disgusted with the C. S. of A." and that he...
Dates: 1861-1862