Letter from Jacob M. Houseman to his sister, Sally Wheeler, dated April 18, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the health of friends, the status of family serving on the front, and food.
Military Service Note
Houseman, Jacob M. Bushnell. Enlisted in company D, Ninth Infantry, Sept. 5, 1861, at Lyons, for 3 years, age 30. Mustered Oct. 15, 1861. Died of disease in Murfreesboro, Tenn., June 4, 1862. Buried in National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Grave No. 1697.