Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 6, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment as they moved through enemy territory in the Cumberland Gap and traveled back to Ohio.
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.