Nugent [Letters of Nugent family members, including one member in the Louisiana Volunteers, and another in the Mississippi Volunteers] [Decimalized .01- .36]
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Includes correspondence of J. Perry Nugent, Co. K of the 16th and 25th Louisiana Volunteers, and C. J. Nugent of Co. D, 28th Mississippi Volunteers. Collection of thirty items, twenty-nine letters and one excerpt from an 1855 lecture. One undated letter at end of the collection is incomplete. Collection contains five wardate letters; one written by Perry Nugent from Texas, three by J. P. Nugent in the 16 Louisiana Volunteers, and one by C. (Clarence?) J. Nugent of the 28th Mississippi Volunteers. The C. J. Nugent letter (30 September 1862) is not an original, but a typescript. A 22 May 1844 letter of M. C. Huston discusses a religious revival in Kentucky, a 30 July 1845 letter from Cincinnati mentions a cholera outbreak in New Orleans, and several 1866-67 letters talk about son Clarence's desire to become a minister.
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