Newspaper clipping describing action at Knoxville, Tenn. The article mentions Cornelius Byington being captured and having his leg amputated. He died shortly after these events.
American Civil War; Cornelius Byington; Byington, Cornelius; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Commissioned Officer; major; Knoxville (Tenn.); amputation; death; wound; Union Prisoners of War;
Letter from Nan Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 19, 1864 through November 21, 1864. In this letter, she discusses Alvin Hank and family news. A newspaper clipping of "Oh No We Never Mention Him" (referring to George McClellan) is also included.
American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; George McClellan; McClellan, George
Newspaper clipping from the New York Herald regarding the status of the Union Army.
American Civil War; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; assassination; John Wilkes Booth; Booth, John Wilkes; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; Grant, Ulysses S.; Ulysses S. Grant; Washington, D.C.;