Envelope addressed to William Tecumseh Sherman

Description
Framed part of envelope addressed to General William Tecumseh Sherman in French. Written in ink on the paper envelope is " A Monsieur Le General Sherman Commandant en Chef, des armees de l'Ohio, du Tennessee, et de l'Arkansas, a la Nouvelle Orleans par New-York (affaires de tanulle)". The envelope bears a postmark from Paris, April 8, 1864. The envelope was collected as a historical relic by its donor, E. A. Steiner.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet of paper
date made
ca 1864
used date
1864-04-08
addressee
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall (framed): 6 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.905 cm
associated place
France: Île-de-France, Paris
ID Number
AF*301872
catalog number
301872
accession number
62012
subject
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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