Letter from Charles Smith to his mother, not dated. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Antietam and his comrades.
American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fairfax (Va.); Alexandria (Va.); hospital; private; Battle of Antietam; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; religion;
Letter from Frederick Bush to George Bush dated April 6, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends serving on the front. He also transcribed the lyrics to "The Friends I Left Behind Me."
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Fairfax (Va.); Corporal; "The Friends I Left Behind me"; poems; song lyrics;
Letter from George H. Cook to Sarah Cook dated March 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Fairfax (Va.), Centerville (Va.), family and friends serving on the front, looting, and finances.
American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; Franklin (Va.); Camp Franklin (Va.); Fairfax (Va.); Centerville (Va.); looting; finances; regimental history;