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Letter signed Captain John W. DeForest, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Lillie [Lillie Umsted], October 2, 1862

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Identifier: D02050

Title: Letter signed Captain John W. DeForest, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Lillie [Lillie Umsted], October 2, 1862

Description: Discusses plundering in New Orleans of officers of the 13th Connecticut Infantry, and his service on a general court martial of a Union soldier accused of drunkenness and striking an officer.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1862-10-02

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: DeForest, John W.

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Armed Forces

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