Letter from Francis Palms to Henrietta Lauzin, 1862 Apr. 27

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Creator:Palms, Francis F., 1837-1904
Title:Letter from Francis Palms to Henrietta Lauzin, 1862 Apr. 27

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Francis Palms, Corinth, Mississippi, writes to Henrietta Lauzin, Baton Rouge, following the loss of New Orleans to Union soldiers. He urges her to remain strong, stating 'Yes, you are now subjects of Lincoln but you can do much by not countenancing these Tyrants..' He informs her that he must remain in his current location stating 'I am still attached to the Engineering Dept.- and my services are required there'. In the margin of the letter he writes 'We shall fight on here until we are all killed or taken-prisoners.'

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Subjects:Palms, Francis F., 1837-1904 | Lauzin, Henrietta, b. 1842 | Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Corinth (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Soldiers--Louisiana
Collection:Gras-Lauzin Family Papers
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
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Gras-Lauzin Family Papers

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