Letter from Phineas Freeman to Abbie Freeman dated May 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the status of his regiment, Confederate deserters, and preparing for an upcoming battle.
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.