HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1434.AM: Douglas H. Stevens
Letter: April 21, 1862
Fort Calhoun, Washington County, Nebraska: Civil War soldier, Curtis' Horse, Nebraska Vols., Co. B
Size: One item
Douglas H. Stevens was living at Fort Calhoun, Nebraska Territory, when he enlisted in the Union Army on September 1, 1861. He was mustered into service with Curtis' Horse, Nebraska Volunteers, Co. B, at Omaha, Nebraska, on September 21, 1861. Stevens mustered out of service on June 16, 1865.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of one item, a letter written by D.H. Stevens, dated April 21, 1861, while he was at Camp Lowe near Fort Heiman in Kentucky. The letter is written to his sister Helen at Fort Calhoun, Nebraska Territory. The letter is written on a blank freight way-bill from the Memphis, Clarksville and Louisville Railroad. In the letter he talks about camp life, various people he/they know, etc.
- Letter, April 21, 1862
Soldiers -- Nebraska
Stevens, Douglas H.
United States -- Army -- Military life
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Revised TMM 01-28-2020