Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister dated July 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the siege of Vicksburg, the status of his regiment, and celebrations for the 4th of July.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; regimental history; Fourth of July; celebration;
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
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;...