Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 8, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C., seeing President Lincoln in church, his travels, and seeing Confederate prisoners of war.
Military Service Note
Ewing, Henry ("Mack"). Enlisted in company D. Second Infantry, March 28, 1864, at Woodbridge for 3 years, age 22. Mustered April 8, 1864. Joined regiment May 23, 1864. Discharged at West Philadelphia, Pa., June 23, 1865, on account of wounds received while in camp near Petersburg, Va. (Loss of right eye.)