Letters from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing and John Hank dated November 25, 1864 through November 26, 1864. In the letters, Ewing describes typical food rations and the camp celebration for Thanksgiving. He also discusses family news and his regiment.
Military Service Note
Ewing, Henry ("Mack"). Enlisted in company D. Second Infantry, March 28, 1864, at Woodbridge for 3 years, age 22. Mustered April 8, 1864. Joined regiment May 23, 1864. Discharged at West Philadelphia, Pa., June 23, 1865, on account of wounds received while in camp near Petersburg, Va. (Loss of right eye.)