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Crimean War, 1853-1856

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

Gas. Ferquet letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P681

Gas. Ferquet writes during the Crimean War to an unknown recipient ("Madame") about his appreciation of the camaraderie of the war and the appointment of Ernest Louis Octave Courtot de Cissey (1810-1882) to General of the Brigade.

Dates: April 16, [1855?]

Scrapbook of letters and other materials relating to the Crimean War service (Royal Navy) of Surgeon Hugh O'Hagan and Captain Hyde Parker

Call Number: MS E118
Overview Hugh O'Hagan was the Surgeon aboard HMS Firebrand during the Crimean War, and wrote narrative letters home to his wife Nannie in Ireland. Nannie copied 33 of them (August 8, 1854 to June 30, 1855) into this "Second book, copies of my dear Husbands letters. Nannie O'Hagan. Boyne Cottage." Clippings concerning the war and mentioning O'Hagan are pasted into the book. O'Hagan was a close friend of his captain, Hyde Parker, who died a hero's death in his...
Dates: 1854 - 1855