Letter from Phebe Trego to her son John King dated July 28, 1865. In this letter, she expresses her approval that John did not desert from the Union Army at Fort Morgan and described family and community news from home.
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.