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A letter from Lansing Porter to his wife Elizabeth Porter about his regiment having taken to the sea, traveling south down the coast of Florida. He writes about seasickness, being given wine at the table, and the weather getting warmer.
Letter to Elizabeth Porter, 1861 December 6
Tulane University Digital Library
Civil warsFamiliesMilitary lifeSoldiers
Fort Pickens (Fl.)Auburn (N.Y.)
Lansing Porter Family Papers, Manuscripts Collection 1065, Box 1, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118
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