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Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George Woodard and Gene Smith letters

Identifier: W-0112
Overview Letters between Union soldier George Woodard, Company D, Eighth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, and his fiancee Gene Smith, of Burnett, Wisconsin. Woodard served at the battle of Corinth and the Vicksburg Campaign. He died at a Memphis hospital in 1864.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

James A. Goble diary

Identifier: MSS-0574
Overview Civil War diary of a soldier in the First Alabama Infantry who was born in New York and later lived in Auburn, Alabama, before moving to Chelsea, Massachusetts.
Dates: 1862-1863

Samuel Walker Journal on the USS Kineo

Identifier: MSS-4296
Overview Journal kept by US Navy sailor on the USS Kineo as it patrolled the Mississippi River during the Civil War
Dates: 1863

State of Louisiana troop expenses ledger

Identifier: W-0067
Overview Expenses ledger for Louisiana state troops from 1862 to 1863.
Dates: 1862 - 1863

W. L. Palfrey Letter

Identifier: MSS-1095
Abstract Letter dated 29 June 1865, from St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana to his brother, in an attempt to reconcile, they having parted over this issue of slavery. Addresses the war's effect on him and his family, his reduction to poverty, and his present circumstances.
Dates: 1865-06-29