Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated August 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, supplies (including food and clothing), moving timber, family news.
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.