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Abbot, Henry L. (1831-1927) [List of guns afloat at Broadway Landing, Virginia]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02382.231 Author/Creator: Abbot, Henry L. (1831-1927) Place Written: Virginia Type: Documents Date: circa 1865 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Lists types and number of guns, and amount of ammunition. Also, lists number of guns taken by General Abbott (possibly Brevet Brigadier General Henry Larcom Abbott, also spelled 'Abbot'). Docketed by Abbott from Headquarters of Siege Artillery.

People: Abbot, Henry Larcom, 1831-1927.
Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Army of the Potomac, Civil War, Muster Rolls and Returns, Military History, Union Forces, Artillery, Ammunition

Sub Era: The American Civil War