Nathaniel E. Douglas Civil War Correspondence Collection

Authors

Document Type

Letter

Keywords

U.S.A., U.S. Soldiers, correspondence, army, troops, postal service, postal stamp, wife, husband, marriage, love, women at home, infantry, Tyaskin, MD, Sommerset County, MD, Old Glory, Constitution, patriotic, son, father, food, homesickness, post-war plans, loneliness, romance, money, funds, comradery, morale, self-determination

Publication Date

10-7-1861

Subject Terms

Nathaniel E. Douglas; Mariah E. Douglas; October 7, 1861; American Civil War 1861 1865. Regimental histories; American Civil War 1861 1865. Personal Narratives; American Civil War 1861 1865. Social conditions 19th century; American Civil War 1861 1865. Social life and customs 19th century; American Civil War 1861 1865. United States -- History -- letters and diaries; American Civil War 1861 1865. Purnell Legion Regiment Infantry Company D; American Civil War 1861 1865. Tyaskin (Maryland)-- History-- 19th Century; American Civil War 1861 1865. Graham, Cpt. Samuel A.;

Summary

This collection contains 1 correspondence written by Nathaniel E. Douglas to his wife, Maria during the American Civil War in 1861. In his letter, Douglas writes about how he misses his family and how he wants to return home.

Identifier

2014.120.w.r_ Douglas_civilwar_1861-10-07_001

 
 

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