Letter from Thomas Larabell to his wife dated August 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, finances, and family news.
Military Service Note
Larabell, Thomas, Detroit. Enlisted in company C, Fifth Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Fort Wayne for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Re-enlisted Dec. 15, 1863, at Brandy Station, Va. Mustered Dec. 27, 1863. Wounded in action at Williamsburg, Va., May 5, 1862. Sergeant. Wounded in action and taken prisoner Oct. 27, 1864. Died in prison at Richmond, Va., May 2, 1865.