|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Crandon, Joseph, b. approximately 1844.|
|Title:||Joseph Crandon, Jr. letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Joseph Crandon, Jr. was born circa 1844 in Columbia Falls, Maine and served in the Union forces during the Civil War (1861-1865).
This collection consists of a letter from Joseph Crandon, Jr. to his brother, Henry A. Crandon in Columbia, Maine on 1 February 1865. Crandon wrote from the steamship Mariposa in New York, New York and related to his brother his recent voyage from New York to Savannah, Georgia and return trip through Beaufort and Hilton Head, South Carolina. In this letter, Crandon included his observations of life in Savannah as a result of the Civil War, the leadership of Union General William T. Sherman, and the plight of the newly freed African Americans.
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|Item 1: Joseph Crandon, Jr. letter, 1865 View online.|