Frederic S. Olmsted journal  1863, 1889 (bulk 1863)
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Title: Frederic S. Olmsted journal
Creator: Olmsted, Frederic S., b. 1837
Inclusive dates: 1863, 1889
Bulk dates: 1863
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract:
Frederic Olmsted’s pocket journal contains brief, almost daily entries of his life in the Union Army from January 1, 1863, to September 5, 1863. During this time, he was assigned the task of overseeing slaves on several Louisiana sugar plantations. Olmsted was taken as a prisoner of war at Brashear, Louisiana, after which he spent several weeks on Ship Island (as a parolee) before returning home to Connecticut in August 1863.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu