Letter from Edwin A. Bush to Frederick Willard Bush dated July 27, 1863. In this letter, he discusses religion, soldier behavior, the morality of gambling and dancing, Vicksburg, and the status of 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.