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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number ACW-2016.017.00001
Date September 13, 1863
Scope & Content Letter: Written by George Cosgrove of the USS Wabash, Port Royal, to "Dear Uncle". Dated Sept. 13th '63.

Letter describes participating in a military operation on Morris Island, and getting sick from the water. Also mentions some of the military operations on Sullivan, and James Islands in the Charleston Harbor, as well as the seige of Fort Sumter.

(Transcription in Accession File)
Creator Cosgrove, G[eorge]
People Gosgrove, George
Search Terms United States Navy
USS Wabash
Morris Island
Charleston, South Carolina
Sullivan Island
James Island
Fort Sumter
South Carolina
Subjects navies