Envelope addressed to William Tecumseh Sherman

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet of paper
date made
ca 1864
used date
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
William Tecumseh Sherman
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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