Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the change in command from Buell to Rosecrans, the 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, Kentucky living conditions, contraband African Americans, and the status of family and friends serving on the front.
Military Service Note
Bartholomew, Arza, Jr. Nunica. Enlisted in company G, Twenty-first Infantry, Aug. 14, 1862, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered Sept. 3, 1862. Died at Murfreesboro, Tenn., May 8, 1863. Buried in Stone River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Grave No. 1863