2 page manuscript letter on front and back (recto and verso) of one folded sheet of lined paper, addressed on back of page.
(1862). "Letter from Emil Neumann to sister Louisa Neumann from Ft . Eagle Grove (Ft. Moore) on Galveston Island.." http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37615.
Letter from Emil Neumann, a Confederate soldier, to his sister Louisa Neumann, from Fort Eagler Grove (Fort Moore) on Galveston Island. The letter describes a gun boat firing into camp and the deaths of two men in camp (from an accidental gunshot wound and from pneumonia).
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