A Guide to the John Eiseman Letter, 1863 Eiseman, John Letter Ms1989-049

A Guide to the John Eiseman Letter, 1863

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Collection Number Ms1989-049


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Collection Number
John Eiseman Letter, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Eiseman, John

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Scope and Content

Soldier in the 133rd New York Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War. Two letters written April 11 and 18, 1863, from Berwick City, Louisiana, and on the march, to his parents. Eiseman describes skirmishes in Port Hudson and Franklin, Louisiana, and the actions of Major-General Nathaniel Banks.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865