Letter from Emma and Carrie Shepard to Sarah Lyons dated February 23, 1864. In this letter, they discuss David Lyons, their father, Samuel Shepard's, enlistment, and the possibility of teaching school.
American Civil War; Sarah Lyons; Lyons, Sarah; Emma Shepard; Shepard, Emma; Carrie Shepard; Shepard, Carrie; enlistment; education; Shepard, Samuel J.; Samuel J. Shepard; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry;
Letter from General Ulysses S. Grant to Major General Halleck dated January 8, 1864. In the letter he discusses General Foster's need for supplies (particularly clothing) and orders to attack General Longstreet. The date on the letter...
American Civil War; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; Henry Wager Halleck; Halleck, Henry Wager; John Gray Foster; Foster, John Gray; general; supplies; clothes; orders; Knoxville (Tenn.); Barlowsville (Ky.);