Collection, 1863,1999.


Dunkenlau, Herman. Collection, 1863,1999.

Collection, 1863,1999.

Collection, includes original letter and envelope, dated Dec. 25, 1863, from Dunkenlau at camp by Brandy Station (Va.) to his unnamed brother-in-law; a typed, translated transcript of the letter from Dunkenlau, 1999; a map of the area near Brandy Station, 1999; and letters between the donor and translator, concerning Dunkenlau and his letter, 1999. In his letter, Dunkenlau discussed Lee's armies, retreats, a skirmish with Confederates, the capture of lumber intended for the Confederates, criticism of Meade, bad weather, and regards to his family. The translator drew the map in 1999.

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Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 (person)

Meade was a US Army officer, most noted for his route of Gen. Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863 during the U.S. Civil War. From the description of [Document and photograph] / Geo. M. Meade. [1863] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 287187126 ...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Dunkenlau, Herman. (person)

Dunkenlau, listed as Herman or Harmon Dunklow, in the Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Index, enlisted in Co. A, 26th Michigan Infantry at age 27 in Centreville on Aug. 12, 1862 and was mustered on Sept. 11, 1862. He was discharged on a surgeon's certificate of disability at Philadelphia (Pa.) on June 3, 1865 due to wounds received at Deep Bottom (Va.) on Aug. 16, 1864. (For further information see the regimental history.). From the description of Collection, 1863,1999. (Clarke Historic...

United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862-1865) Company A. (corporateBody)