Letter from Emil Neumann to sister Louisa Neumann from Galveston.

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dc.creator Neumannn, Emil 2011-03-22T23:03:38Z 2011-03-22T23:03:38Z 1863-01-07
dc.description 2 page manuscript letter on front and back of one sheet of lined paper.
dc.description.abstract Letter from Emil Neumann, a Confederate soldier, to his sister Louisa Neumann, from Galveston. The letter describes a battle in which Emil was in charge of a cannon "near the brick warehouse" on the Strand. He witnessed the capture of the vessel "Harriet Lane" and the escape of her companion ships, the "Orosco" and the "Clifton".
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used, with attribution. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
dc.source Neumann Family Papers, MS 241, folder 4/6 item 8, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.subject.lcsh Shipping--Texas.
dc.title Letter from Emil Neumann to sister Louisa Neumann from Galveston.
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Microtek ScanMaker i900 flatbed scanner, Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color or 8bit grayscale, 400 ppi for text, 600 ppi for images and other graphic materials.
dc.contributor.funder This material digitized as part of the "History of Houston Waterways Project", 2010, funded by a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. 2010 wrc00095
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dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.citation (1863). "Letter from Emil Neumann to sister Louisa Neumann from Galveston.."

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