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John Lester Barstow to Laura

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Title: John Lester Barstow to Laura


  • Barstow, John Lester, 1832-1913

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: March 26, 1863


Topics include Barstow's sickness, of him sent to New Orleans for rest but ordered back to his regiment as Heitzel's Brigade was to retreat, a very hard rain that flooded the camp, Admiral David Farragut at the siege of Port Hudson (on March 14), the retreat of General Banks and his army to Baton Rouge, his feelings other southern cities will soon fall and he will be going home, burning of the steamer, BioBio and perhaps the burning and loss of the mail with it and requests for photographs.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-17, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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John Lester Barstow to Laura, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 20, 2018)

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