Transcript of letter from Edson Conrad to his parents dated September 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Antietam, death, the weather, food, and finances.
Military Service Note
Conrad, Edson. Enlisted in company G, Eighth Infantry, Aug. 23, 1862, at Fenton, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Aug. 23, 1862. Taken prisoner at Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 29, 1863. Died of disease at Andersonville, Ga., May 12, 1864.