Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated June 6, 1861. In this letter, he discusses leaving for Washington, D.C. and desiring letters.
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.