Letter from Frederick Bush to Christin Bush, Sr., dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his brother, Christian Bush, and almost losing his foot in a gun accident. On the stationery is the lyrics to "Red, White, and Blue."
Military Service Note
Bush Frederick. Eaton. Enlisted in company D, Seventh Cavalry, August 15, 1862, at Eaton, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Nov. 13, 1862. Promoted to Corporal Sept., 1864. Killed in action at Hawes Shop, Va., May 28, 1864.