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Date Original

1865 February 07

Description

Letter and photograph from Major General Frederick Steele to C.S. Pascal in Louisiana.

Biographical/Historical Note

Major General Frederick Steele led his army in the capture and occupation of Little Rock in September, 1863. He was born in New York in 1819, and died in California in 1868.

Transcription

Headquarters U.S. Forces
Kenner La. Feb. 7, 1865
C.S. Pascal Esq.
Phil'd
Dear Sir:
Your kind note
asking for my autograph
is just received. I hope
your conjectures in
[illegible] and to peace being at
at[sic] hand will prove
true. I have not seen
one of my relatives in
five years and do not
intend to ask for a
Leave of absence until
this rebellion is at an
end.
Very Respectfully
Yours etc.,
F. Steele
Major Genl.
M.G. Frederick Steele
Born in N.Y. and from N.Y.

Physical Description

Letter and attached photograph, 10" x 6.5"

Subjects

Civil War; Generals; Photographs; Correspondence; Autographs

Contributor

Frederick Steele

Geographical Area

Kenner, Jefferson Parish. (La.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.00142.001

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Small manuscript collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter and Photograph, Frederick Steele to C.S. Pascal, Small manuscript collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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