Letter from Thomas Davey to George D. Sidman dated September 19, 1915. Included is a list of present, absent and deceased members of the 16th Michigan Infantry for a reunion in Pontiac Michigan, September 22, 1915.
Military Service Note
Sidman, George D. Wayne County. Enlisted in company C, Sixteenth Infantry, as Drummer, Aug. 1, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 7. 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner at Gaines' Mills, Va., June 27, 1862. Corporal. Wounded in action June 24, 1863. Transferred to Invalid Corps Dec. 9, 1863. Discharged Nov. 14, 1865, from company D, Twelfth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps.