Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 13, 1864. In this letter, he discusses finances, draft substitutes, a friend going on "french leave", and community news.
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.