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Behan family papers

Identifier: LaRC-78
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, portraits, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Behan family, who lived and operated a sugar plantation in New Orleans during and after the Civil War. Included in the collection are many letters written during the Civil War by William J. Behan of the Washington Artillery and Charles Isaac Behan of the Orleans Company Cadets to their father John Holland Behan; they include descriptions of some significant Civil War battles, including Manassas...
Dates: 1857-1950