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Shaffstall, Adam. Letters, 1862-1863
Collection identifier: 265
Extent: 2.0 items
Scope and Contents:
Writing to his parents from Baltimore, Md. on Feb. 19, 1862, and from Opelousas, La. on Oct. 27, 1863, Adam Shaffstall described preparations for the Peninsula Campaign and his service in Louisiana. Jack Nortrup of Angola, Ind., gave these photocopied letters to the Library.