Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated April 17, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the Siege of Yorktown and his views on slavery.
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.