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Letter written by Union soldier John Stagenwalt recounting New Orleans Massacre

Written by:
John Stagenwalt, American, 1843 - 1885  Search this
Received by:
John Sheaffer, American, born 1802  Search this
Subject of:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 9/16 × 8 7/16 in. (26.9 × 21.4 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Bareville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 21, 1866
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Families  Search this
Military  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Race riots  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Violence  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.16.22.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50fb27bab-3e63-489a-973c-51d3b6c68932
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.16.22.5
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