Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated June 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes skirmishes with the Confederate army, building forts, the accidental shooting of Alvin Hank's thumb, and wounds incurred in his company.
Military Service Note
Ewing, Henry ("Mack"). Enlisted in company D. Second Infantry, March 28, 1864, at Woodbridge for 3 years, age 22. Mustered April 8, 1864. Joined regiment May 23, 1864. Discharged at West Philadelphia, Pa., June 23, 1865, on account of wounds received while in camp near Petersburg, Va. (Loss of right eye.)