Letter from Frank Button to his mother, Rebecca Button, dated March 16, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, drowning a Confederate pontoon bridge, marching, and his orders to carry the wounded. He also includes a drawing of a cannon.
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.