Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 10, 1863. In this letter, he relates his opinions on education, churches in the area, weather, the cost of food, and John Hunt Morgan's escape from the Ohio Penitentiary.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); education; Provost Guard; religion; weather; food; finances;...
Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated August 13, 1861. In this letter, he discusses enlisting the army and his expected promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Lansing (Mich.); Sergeant; enlistment; promotion;
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;