Letter from Lorenzo Button to his wife, Rebecca Button, dated December 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his hopes of receiving frequent letters and the Confederate encampment at Mufreesboro, Tenn. He also included a poem he wrote to his wife.
Military Service Note
Button, Lorenzo D. Washtenaw County. Enlisted in company I, Fourteenth Infantry, Feb. 24, 1862. Mustered April 11, 1862. Reenlisted March 30, 1864, at Kalamazoo, Mich. Mustered March 31, 1864. Sergeant July, 1864. Wounded in action at Bentonville, N.C., March 20, 1865. Died at New Berne, N.C., April 29, 1865. Buried in New Berne Cemetery, N.C.