Letter from Phebe Trego to her son John King dated October 16, 1864. In this letter, she discusses the status of family members, visitors to the home, various chores and tasks, prices of homes in the area, and a Republican rally.
Military Service Note
King, John (Veteran), Cass County. Enlisted in company D, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 20 1861, at Baltimore, Md., for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Jan. 1, 1862. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864, at Port Hudson, La. Mustered Feb. 24, 1864. Corporal Aug. 20, 1864. Mustered out at New Orleans, La., Aug. 20, 1865. Present residence, Constantine, Mich.