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.;
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 Arza Bartholomew to his parents and wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the weather, the health of family and friends, and the newspaper.