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Armstrong, Halleck (fl. 1865) [Collection of Halleck Armstrong, field and staff, 50th regiment, Pennsylvania, infantry]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06734 Author/Creator: Armstrong, Halleck (fl. 1865) Place Written: [various places] Type: Various Date: 1865 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Civil War date letters, including span during time of Lincoln's assassination


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Soldier's Letter, Soldier's Letter, Union Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War