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Object Name LETTER
Catalog Number 1939.012.00020a-b
Date April 2, 1863
Scope & Content Letter, original; Edward Higgins to William T. Mumford, April 2, 1863

Edward Higgins writes from Mr. Roach's Plantaion: writes of his trip to the plantation, encountering Yankee gunboats; directs his mail to General Herbert;

Physical Appearance: one sheet, folded; 3 handwritten pp.
10" x 7 1/2"

transcript and expliination of letter
Archival History The negative photostat letter was formerly located in the MC 3 M-647a files. According to the donor, the handwriting of the original is in 1st Lt. William T. Mumford's hand.
People Mumford, William T.
Taylor, Richard
Higgins, Edward
Subjects Soldiers
Letters
Correspondence
Wars
Rations
Food
Clothing & dress
Gunboats