Luther K. Casey letter

 Collection homeCompact list of all items
Creator:Casey, Luther K.
Title:Luther K. Casey letter

This collection consists of one letter from Luther K. Casey, Union soldier in Anderson Court House, South Carolina to his uncle, W. D. Barrell, in Turner, Maine, 16 October 1865. He discusses the health of his fellow soldiers (evidently a part of the 1st Maine Battalion), an incident in which three of his comrades were murdered, and denounces South Carolina as "the hardest Secesh hole in the whole south."

Subjects:Casey, Luther K.--Correspondence | Barrell, W. D.--Correspondence | United States. Army. Maine Infantry Battalion, 1st (1865-1866) | United States. Army--Military life | Soldiers--South Carolina--Correspondence | South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives | Letters
Institution:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
Contributors:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)
Original Material:

Luther K. Casey letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Rights and Usage:

Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library.

Persistent Link to Item: