Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated February 28, 1865. In this letter, he discusses the weather, Dauphin Island, draft deserters, courting, and the end of the war.
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.