Report of the Board of Claims Stationed at Nashville  1864
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Title: Robert Sherry papers
Creator: Sherry, Caroline
Inclusive dates: 1861-1867
Extent: 60 items, 1 tintype
Abstract:
Robert Sherry enlisted in the 21st New York Infantry during the Civil War, a regiment that was beset with discipline and logistical problems, and and by a pattern of mutual animosity between officers and enlisted men. His letters to his wife, Caroline, provide valuable insight into the problems of the regiment and his deep hostility toward officers.

Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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