Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated May 11, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Williamsburg, General Philip Kearny, helping wounded Confederate soldiers, seeing the dead after the battle, and his health.
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.