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Collection Reference Number GLC07205.089
From Archive Folder Letters from a Union soldier called Albert 
Title Albert to Father
Date 19 October 1862
Author Albert (fl. 1861-)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description His arm seems to be getting better. He read Sumner's speech. He says he has had an opportunity to study the black man "and it is seldom that you meet a negro that is in any way intelligent. These enlightened ones have white blood in them."
Subjects Soldier's Letter  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  African American History  Injury or Wound  Health and Medical  Lincoln's Cabinet  Government and Civics  Union Soldier's Letter  
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Government & Politics; African Americans
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945