Letter from Frederick Bush to George Bush dated April 6, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends serving on the front. He also transcribed the lyrics to "The Friends I Left Behind Me."
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.