Southwick, Myron H. – January 31, 1865

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Before Petersburg Jan. 31st 1sxt Divl field Hosp. 9thA.C. ‘65 Dear Cousin Yours of Jan 13th came to hand last week. I take this opportunity to reply in haste for tis already past ten o’clock. I received a letter from home yesterday, the folks were all well, twas tip to sleighing. We had had no snow here since I wrote you before, twice. the ground has been covered about half an inch deep. At present the ice on the ponds is frozen about two inches thick.

Franklin, Luther – April 13, 1863

Michigan Civil War Collection Rare and Notable

Camp Fairbanks, Va. Apr. 13th, 1863 I believe I can write a pretty long letter today or between this & the time I sent it. In the first place we expect to be paid in a few days as the pay master is in the Brigade and will commence paying today. We have had a visit from the President his wife & son.