George E. Sears papers, 1864-1865 | Louisiana Research Collection
By Ruby Okpiabhele and Eira Tansey
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 498
Primary Creator: Sears, George E.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The papers are arranged in chronological order. The collection consists of 3 folders.
Date Acquired: 03/31/1966
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Source: Emily G. Brett
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: George E. Sears papers, Manuscripts Collection 498, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection record created by Ruby Okpiabhele, inventory by Eira Tansey.
Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Correspondence and appointments, 1864-1865],
[Folder 2: Quartermaster's lists and forms, 1864],
[Folder 3: Crane letter, 1864 April 29],
- Folder 1: Correspondence and appointments, 1864-1865
- Folder 2: Quartermaster's lists and forms, 1864
- Folder 3: Crane letter, 1864 April 29
- Letter written from Pennsylvanian William F. Crane to a relative who later married George Sears. Crane was an Assistant Quartermaster in Company B of the 157th Infantry (Pennsylvania Volunteers). His letter mentions various Civil War generals and the reaction to the massacre at Fort Pillow.