Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 25, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Christmas, picket duty, literacy amongst the civilians, southern society, foraging, and the status of family and friends.
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