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A letter from Lansing Porter to Elizabeth Porter describing the difficulties of reaching the shore from the ship. Lansing gives a brief summary of the day's happenings and then requests to be sent a new pair of cotton stockings.
Letter to Elizabeth Porter, 1861 December 17
Civil warsFamiliesMilitary lifeSoldiers
Pensecola (Fl.)Santa Rosa Island (Fl.)Thibodeaux (La.)Auburn (N.Y.)
Tulane University Digital Library
5 pages, 1 envelope
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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