Letter from Alphonso Crane to his his sister, Lura Huff, dated July 15, 1861. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, pillaging food, touring Washington, D.C., and his thoughts on the war.
Military Service Note
Crane, Alphonso. Allegan County. Enlisted in company K, Second Infantry, May 10, 1861, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal July, 1863. Killed in action at Jackson, Miss., July 7, 1863.