Letter from Ambrose Abbott to Alvin Hank dated February 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his views on the war and the Copperhead Movement, and the status of his son, Gardner Hank, serving on the front.
Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated October 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment.
American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush; Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; regimental history;
Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated November 22, 1862. In this letter, he describes Fredericksburg, Maryland, the draft, the status of his regiment, and his promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; promotion; draft;
Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated October 29, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the mail, the movements of his regiment, civilians, and the status of family and friends on the front.
American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Petersville (Md.); Camp Hickey (Petersville, Mich.); mail; postal service;...