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James Neuman and Tripp family Civil War correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS679f
Scope and Content The collection consists of letter correspondence among friends, James Neuman and Hiram and Elizabeth A. Tripp. The letters indicate that Hiram Tripp was holding money for Neuman for safekeeping and would purchase tobacco and other supplies regularly to send to Neuman. The letters from Neuman describe the daily life of soldiers, his involvement in the battles leading up to the fall of Atlanta, and his desires and quests for finding tobacco. One letter, dated 21 August 1864, explains how he...
Dates: 1863-1864

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  • Subject: Atlanta Campaign, 1864 X
  • Names: United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 150th (1862-1865) X
  • Names: Neuman, James, 1844- X