Henry Twyman discharge record, 1865 | Louisiana Research Collection

By Ariel St.Etienne and Eira Tansey

Collection Overview

Title: Henry Twyman discharge record, 1865

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection M-1167

Primary Creator: Twyman, Henry.

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The collection consists of 1 item in 1 folder.

Date Acquired: 06/27/2011

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains the discharge papers for Henry Twyman, a private in the U.S. Colored Infantry at New Orleans. Twyman was discharged December 31, 1865. He had enrolled in the US Army in September 1863.

Biographical Note

Henry Twyman, who was born in Virginia, was enlisted in the G company of the 92nd Infantry of the U.S. Colored Infantry as a private at the time of his discharge. Twyman had enlisted in the US Army in September 1863. The 92nd Infantry was organized in New Orleans on October 24, 1863. There was a total of 1069 men enlisted with the infantry. The men served in Louisiana and Mississippi, including during the Red River campaign. The Infantry mustered out December 31, 1865.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

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: Robert Wiegand II

Acquisition Method: Gift

Preferred Citation: Henry Twyman discharge record, Manuscripts Collection M-1167, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Processed by Ariel St.Etienne and revised by Eira Tansey.


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Folder 1: Henry Twyman discharge papers, 1865, December
This collection is the discharge papers for Henry Twyman, a private of the 92nd regiment of the U.S. Colored Infantry at New Orleans. He was discharged December 25, 1865 after serving three years. Twyman was born in Madison City, Virginia and was thirty-three years old when discharged.


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