Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephan A. Barnard dated August 23, 1862. In this letter he discusses his enlistment, his regiment, and his expectation of a promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Jackson (Mich.); Sergeant; enlistment; promotion; regimental history;
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;...