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Letter home from a Union nurse concerning a contraband slave

Classification: 
Date: 
March 4th, 1862
Dimensions: 
Paper (open): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Description: 
Point-lookout Md. Wednesday, March 4th, 1862 Dear Mother, Last night I received Eliza’s letter and the Times—thank father for the last. I am always glad to get any thing nowadays . . . Miss Pratt & I are superintending the cleaning of our ward this week. We have four contrabands to do it. You know though how much work they do. This morning while I was showing Charlotte Bet how to clean a window I noticed a man—not in uniform—looking in the door . . . He said he wanted to see the girl in there! pointing to where Charlotte Bet was—as she belonged to his brother in law and he wanted to take her back with him. Mrs. G asked C if she wanted to go ‘I guess no missus’ . . . the Order from the Government was that no slave should be sent or taken out of the military lines unless they wished to go. The man then went off quick enough . . . With much love Your affectionate daughter Sarah R. Blunt
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.AHMC.Blunt,Sarah
Date Begin: 
1862
Date End: 
1862
eMuseum Object ID: 
64817
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Telegram from Fair Oaks, Virginia to Edwin Vose Sumner

Classification: 
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
Telegraph and newspaper clipping
Dimensions: 
Framed: 8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 12.7 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library, Gift of Austin B. Maudel
Object Number: 
MSS.War1861-1865.Dolan.2.McCle
Date Begin: 
1862
Date End: 
1862
eMuseum Object ID: 
64814
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Ye book of copperheads

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
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Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Open: 5 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (13.3 x 47 cm) Overall: 5 1/2 x 9 7/16 in. (14 x 24 cm)
Description: 
Publisher: Frederick Leypoldt, Philadelphia Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.XS.E647.L52.1863
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1863
eMuseum Object ID: 
64780
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Republican campaign song: Lincoln & Hamlin

Classification: 
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 6 11/16 in. (26 x 17 cm)
Description: 
Publisher: H. De Marsan, New York
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.SY.B1860.411
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
64779
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The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

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Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
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Date: 
1885-1886
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
Description: 
2 volumes
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.XL.CT.G763.A3
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1886
eMuseum Object ID: 
64778
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The Campaigns of General Robert E. Lee

Classification: 
Date: 
1872
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.XL.Box2.Early
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1872
eMuseum Object ID: 
64775
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An elementary course of civil engineering

Classification: 
Date: 
1846
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
Description: 
An elementary course of civil engineering, for the use of the cadets of the United States military academy.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.TA145.M34.1837
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1846
eMuseum Object ID: 
64774
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Grant's the man.

Classification: 
Date: 
1864
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 13/16 x 5 1/8 in. (25 x 13 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.SY.B1864.133
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
64773
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A Song for the times, or John Brown

Classification: 
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Yes
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Date: 
1860-1870
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/16 x 5 7/8 in. (24 x 15 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.SY.B1860.104
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
64772
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The N. O. massacre

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Yes
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Date: 
1866
Description: 
The N. O. massacre : the suppressed official dispatch of Gen. Sheridan. The murderous effect of "my policy" in New Orleans.
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.SY.1866.43
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1866
eMuseum Object ID: 
64771
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