Letter from Emil Neumann to sister Louisa Neumann from Ft . Eagle Grove (Ft. Moore) on Galveston Island.
2 page manuscript letter on front and back (recto and verso) of one folded sheet of lined paper, addressed on back of page.
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).