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Title
Daniel Read Larned papers Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878.
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm81029470
Summary
Chiefly letters written by Larned to his sisters and brother-in-law pertaining primarily to General Ambrose Everett Burnside's expedition to North Carolina. Includes descriptions of the battles of Beaufort, Fort Macon, New Bern, and Roanoke Island, N.C. Other subjects include the battles of Antietam, Md., and Cold Harbor, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Wilderness, Va.; and the sieges of Petersburg, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn. Larned describes the pursuit of Confederate general John Hunt Morgan in Ohio and Burnside's interactions with Generals H.W. Halleck, George Brinton McClellan, and William S. Rosecrans. Other subjects include military organization, disputes over rank, discipline, morale, African American troops, entertainment, prisoners of war, foraging expeditions, inflation, disease, furloughs, and the effect of the war on noncombatants in the South. Includes a book inscribed by Burnside to Larned and photographs of Larned.
Authorized Access Point
Larned, Daniel Read. Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878