Letter from Samuel Willard to Cynthia Bush dated April 9, 1865. In this letter, he discusses his health, draft substitutes, the status of his regiment, the fall of Richmond and Petersburg, and the weather.
American Civil War; Samuel Willard; Willard, Samuel; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 136th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Thirty-sixth New York Infantry; private; draft substitutes; draft; regimental history; Richmond (Va.);...
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated November 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the draft, hiring substitutes, and his impressions of General Rosecrans.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Maysville (Ala.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; William Starke Rosecrans; Rosecrans, William...
Letter from Nan Ewing to Mack Ewing dated October 18, 1864. In this letter, she discusses her health, family news, draft substitutes, and Johnson Island Prison.
American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; draft substitutes; Johnson Island Prison;
Letter from Elizabeth Cherington to Mack Ewing dated March 30, 1865. In this letter, she discusses family news, community news (particularly the draft), and the status of family members serving on the front.
American Civil War; Cherington, Elizabeth (Ewing); Elizabeth (Ewing) Cherington; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; draft substitutes; draft;