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He has been extremely ill, lost 26 pounds, and weighs 131 pounds. The canons at Port Hudson fired all night and the gun boats have been shelling. He will go home in nine months from the time that he wrote the letter.
A letter from Samson Hulett, 25th Infantry Connecticut, to his wife, 1863 May 26
Families (kinship groups)
Baton Rouge (La.)
Connecticut (United States)
Tulane University Digital Library
Alfred S. Lippman collection of Civil War letters, Manuscripts Collection 993, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.