Helen S. Cline Chase papers

About the Digital Collection

Mostly letters but also clippings and legal and financial items concerning personal and family matters and the career of Helen's brother, Laurens S. Cline, a sharpshooter in Co. D, 4th Louisiana Infantry. References include: Civil War in Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama in 1864; Confederate orders to destroy cotton in Louisiana and the bombardment of St. Francisville; Quarles' Brigade; Battle of Missionary Ridge; Battle of Morton, Miss.; Camp Cummings, Mobile, and Fort Morgan, Ala.; Farragut's bombardment of Mobile's defenses; theater and social life in Mobile; Ocean Springs, Miss.; defenses of Atlanta near Marietta; and a woman's view of life in San Antonio, Tex. in 1865.

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