Charles Bridges mule team request, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


George F. Tincker, by command of Cyrus Hamlin, directed Charles Bridges, a Castine native who was quartermaster of the 8th Infantry Corps d'Afrique, to "furnish one four mule team" to report the following day at 8 a.m.

The 8th Infantry was stationed at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

View/Add Comments


Item has a transcription view a full transcription

About This Item

  • Title: Charles Bridges mule team request, Port Hudson, LA, 1863
  • Creator: Hamlin, Cyrus
  • Creation Date: 1863-12-21
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Castine, Port Hudson
  • County: Hancock
  • State: LA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2114, Box 1/2
  • Collection: Charles Bridges/80th U.S. Colored Volunteers Civil War records
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.