Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 4, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Grand Ledge (Mich.), the sand and heat at Fort Gaines, Alabama, the surrender of Fort Gaines, and his desire to receive a new housewife.
Military Service Note
Halbert, Daniel, Eaton County. Enlisted in company H, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 15, 1861, at Charlotte, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864, at Port Hudson, La. Mustered Feb. 25, 1864. Mustered out at New Orleans, La., Aug. 20, 1865.