Letter from Edwin Bush to Frederick Willard Bush dated September 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, farming, and a former slave excaping to his regiment.
Military Service Note
Bush, Edwin A. West Leroy. Enlisted in company E, Seventeenth Infantry, Aug. 12, 1862, at Ypsilanti, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 19, 1862. Died of wounds received in action near Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864.