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Allen, Robert to: A[lba] M. Tucker

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07642.13 Author/Creator: Allen, Robert Place Written: Louisville, Ky. Type: Letters Date: 1865/06/02 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: transportation of troops via steamboat or rail. Copy of letter printed on wove paper.

People: Allen, Rob[er]t
Tucker ,A[lba] M.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Forces, Transportation, Railroad, Steamboat

Sub Era: The American Civil War