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    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-04-10 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated April 10, 1864. In this letter, Osborn describes the southern landscape of cotton fields and peach trees, the purchase of a new horn, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; instrument; regimental history; southern landscape; weather
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-12-15 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated December 15, 1864. Osborn shares with his wife events surronding their march to Atlanta including the orders to destroy the railroads along the way. He also inquires about home life.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; 13th Michigan Infantry; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; correspondence; march; Atlanta, Ga.; regimental history; home life; Siege of Atlanta; Sherman's March to the Sea; Sherman, William...
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1865-05-10 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated May 10, 1865. In this letter, he discusses his regiment's travels, General Sherman, and a possible review. Additionally, he expresses his wishes to come home and the hope that it will be soon.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; review; regimental history; homesickness; correspondence
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1865-06-21 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated June 21, 1865. Osborn inquires about life at home, receiving his wife's picture, and possibly being granted furlough. This letter also encompasses the dates of June 22 and June 23.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; home life; furlough; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; photograph; correspondence
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-05-23 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated May 23, 1864. Osborn shares events concerning camp life including getting stung by a scorpion, receiving letters from friends, and encountering beggers. He also sparks a discussion about...
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; correspondence; 13th Michigan Infantry; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; camp life; business; home life
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-08-06 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated August 6, 1864. Osborn discusses his health and sends home money. He inquires about the health of his wife and children and expresses his homesickness. Within this letter, he also pens notes...
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; correspondence; 13th Michigan Infantry; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; finances; health; family relationships; homesickness
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-09-13 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated September 13, 1864. In this letter Osborn professes his love for his wife and children. He inquires about the health of his sick son and discusses new recruits and going dancing.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; family relationships; camp life; regimental history; health; correspondence
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  Undated Partial Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Partial letter (begins on pg. 9) from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated after the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865. In this letter, he shares his thoughts on the assassination and Lincoln's successor.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Lincoln, Abraham; Abraham Lincoln; assassination; regimental history

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