Letter from Phineas Freeman to his wife, Abbie Freeman, dated May 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, food, finances, and the status of family and friends on the front.
Military Service Note
Freeman, Phineas R. Clinton County. Enlisted in company B, Third Cavalry, as Corporal, Aug. 31, 1861, at Riley for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Oct. 11, 1861. Taken prisoner at Boonville, Miss. June 26, 1862. Discharged for disability at Washington, D.C.