Letter from Frederick Bush to Christin Bush, Sr., dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his brother, Christian Bush, and almost losing his foot in a gun accident. On the stationery is the lyrics to "Red, White, and Blue."
American Civil War; Bush, Frederick; Frederick Bush; Bush, Sr., Christian; Christian Bush, Sr.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Corporal; "Red, White, and Blue"; poems; song lyrics; hospital; wound;
Letter from Albert Beard to Mack Ewing dated May 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Confederate prisoners, and life at the fort.
American Civil War; Albert Beard; Beard, Albert; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; 34th Indiana Infantry; Thirty-fourth Indiana Infantry; Confederate Prisoners of War; New Madrid (Mo.); regimental history