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Daniel P. Mason letters

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-392

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eleven letters written by Daniel P. Mason to his mother and sisters, Mary and Abby, in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. Mason was attached to Company D, 15th Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers. He was stationed at Camp N.P. Banks, Jamaica Union Corps, New York, in 1862 and Camp Mansfield and Camp Parapet in Carrollton, Louisiana in 1863. In his correspondence, Mason explains his reasons for joining the Union Army, his affection for his family, conditions in camps and the hospital, as well as general attitudes of his soldiers from the North.

Dates

  • 1862-1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Extent

1.00 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Eleven items in one folder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Date acquired: 03/05/1971.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1971.
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
LAC Group
Date
03/12/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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