Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 12, 1863. In this letter, he describes Vicksburg from the interior, imagining what it must have been like to be a rebel looking down at approaching Union troops.
Military Service Note
Loomis, Leonard G. Enlisted in Company E, 42nd Ohio Infantry. Wounded in the Battle of Thompson's Hill during the Siege of Vicksburg, May 16, 1863. Served in the Provost Guard. Mustered out on November 25, 1864.