Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated January 3, 1864. In this letter, he expresses his enjoyment of writing, laments the postal service, discusses southern society in Louisiana, and describes a Confederate prisoner of war in his watch on the Provost Guard.
Military Service Note
Loomis, Leonard G. Enlisted in Company E, 42nd Ohio Infantry. Wounded in the Battle of Thompson's Hill during the Siege of Vicksburg, May 16, 1863. Served in the Provost Guard. Mustered out on November 25, 1864.