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Herkner Civil War letter
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Herkner Civil War letter

Joseph Carl Herkner - 1863

On the right a letter written in old German by Joseph C. Herkner to his mother, dated Septembe 13, 1863 from Stevenson, Alabama. On the left is a typed translation of the letter. He writes, while traveling by train, about building a bridge across the Tennessee River.


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TitleHerkner Civil War letter
CreatorJoseph Carl Herkner
FormatLetter 8 X 4 in. and transcription

Title by cataloger. The writing from the reverse page shows through the paper.

CollectionJohn L. Gelderloos

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