Letter from Clarence L. Houseman and William G. Houseman to their sister, Sally Wheeler, dated March 22, 1862. In this letter, Clarence describes his regiment's movements, nearby Native Americans, horses, peddlers, supplies, stealing and John Brown; William discusses a parade, his impression of Lawrence, and his opinions of the offices.
Military Service Note
Houseman, Clarence L. Enlisted in company K, 7th Kansas Cavalry Dec. 22, 1861, Age 20, private. Mustered out Dec. 22, 1864. Houseman, William G. Enlisted in company K, 7th Kansas Cavalry, Dec. 22, 1861, age 23. Died of disease at Union City, Tenn., July 8, 1862.