Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated August 13, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his relationship with Emma, supplies, buying knickknacks, sleeping conditions, General McClellan, and his desire to remain a private.
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.