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
1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
Letter from Samuel Mathews to his brother and sister dated January 18, 1862. In this letter, he discusses getting his photograph taken, the weather, the status of his regiment and his belief that the war will end soon.
American Civil War; Samuel Mathews; Mathews, Samuel; Third Michigan Infantry; 3rd Michigan Infantry; private; regimental history; morale;