Letter from Emma and Carrie Shepard to Sarah Lyons dated February 23, 1864. In this letter, they discuss David Lyons, their father, Samuel Shepard's, enlistment, and the possibility of teaching school.
Military Service Note
Shepard, Samuel J. Enlisted in company D, Fifth Infantry, Jan. 25, 1864 at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 46. Mustered Jan. 25, 1864. Corporal. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Ind., July 5, 1865. Died Jan. 31, 1865.