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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Hamilton Perkins, July 29, 1863
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1625-D070
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
Speaker: Perkins, George Hamilton, 1835-1899
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 20-Oct-1835
Speaker place of birth: Hopkinton, NH; New Hampshire; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 28
Document location: Louisiana
Document date: 29-Jul-1863
People discussed: Godfrey Weitzel; Weitzel, Godfrey, 1835-1884
Locations discussed: Donaldsonville, LA; Louisiana; Mississippi River; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Donaldsonville, LA; Godfrey Weitzel; Louisiana; Mississippi River; North America; United States; Weitzel, Godfrey, 1835-1884
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Boat trips; Bombing attacks; Chain of command; Crossing enemy lines; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Military; Navy ships; Ships; Snipers; Transportation; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1625-D070-4567