Letter from William Cole to his sister, Susan Cole, dated April 23, 1865. In this letter, he discusses African American contributions to the war, politics in Jackson, Ohio, and the status of friends on the front.
American Civil War; William G. Cole; Cole, William G.; 5th U.S. Colored Infantry; Fifth U.S. Colored Infantry; Sergeant; Raleigh (N.C.); African Americans; African American Soldiers; Jackson (Ohio); regimental history;