Transcript of letter from Edson Conrad to his sister, Mary Conrad, dated January 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Fredericksburg, relations with the Confederate Army, morale, supplies, 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.