J. Harvey Brown papers, 1861-1864

Description

The collection consists of letters written by J. Harvey Brown of Company B, 91st Infantry of New York during the Civil War. Brown spent much of his time in Louisiana in cities that included Baton Rouge, Opelousas, New Orleans, Port Hudson, and Brashear City. His correspondence began with the formation of his unit in Albany, New York and ended when he was wounded and lost his right thumb at Port Hudson. He later became ill and died in 1864. The collection includes a photograph of J. Harvey Brown.

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Letter to Cate, Albany, 1861 December 1
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of his recovery., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Albany, 1861 November 4
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company and a doctor's appointment., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Albany, 1861 October 16
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Albany, 1861 October 5
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Albany, 1861 September 22
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Baton Rouge, 1863 February 16
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War in which he discusses his salary and spending., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Baton Rouge, 1863 January 30
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War, in which he discusses happenings in his Company, the cold, and the state of the slaves he has seen., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Baton Rouge, 1863 March 9
A short letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War telling her he has new marching orders., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Camp Morgan, Pensacola, 1862 August 15
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Camp Morgan, Pensacola, 1862 December 11
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War, in which he discusses the incestual sexual abuse going on in his hometown, anti-Union sentiment, and the money he sent his family., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Camp Morgan, Pensacola, 1862 November 16, 17
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company and how life is "the same thing, over and over"., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Camp Pleasant, 1863 March 19
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his parents during the Civil War informing them about happenings at his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Governors Island, New York Harbor, 1861 December 29
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War wishing her a merry Christmas and informing her of happenings in his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to "Cate" (his wife), undated
A heartfelt letter written by J. Harvey Brownto his wife Kate during the Civil War., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, In the field, Louisiana, 1863 April 27
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his parents during the Civil War informing them about happenings at his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Key West, Florida, 1862 February 18
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War telling her about his life in Key West and plans for his Company to be shipped out., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Key West, Florida, 1862 February 23
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War discussing plans for Kate to work and the condition of his clothes., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Key West, Florida, 1862 February 9
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of happenings in his Company., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, Key West, Florida, 1862 January 21
A letter written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War informing her of his Company's trip from Governor's Island to Key West., larc@tulane.edu
Letter to Cate, New Orleans, 1863 June 8
A letter presumably written by J. Harvey Brown to his wife Kate during the Civil War, in which he tells her about his march from New Orleans., larc@tulane.edu

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