Letter from Frank Button to his mother, Rebecca Button, dated January 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his father, looting, the cost of food, and his drumming schedule.
Military Service Note
Button, Frank H. Enlisted in company I, Fourteenth Infantry, October 1, 1862, at Nashville, Tenn. for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Oct. 1, 1862. Wounded July 5, 1864. Musician. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Harper Hospital, Detroit, Mich., May 5, 1865.