Photograph of William Slater
Case of J. T. Bunn Lost on Sultana 1st Eng + Mech
Dear Brother again so silently I take my pen to chate [ ? ] As oft I’ve done before Brother And received an answer back The time seems long dear Brother The time I’ve had a time from you But with the proof I’ve had before I know that you are true.
Voucher No. 3 Paid of 18 Edson S. Frary 1 Lieut Co H 1 Regt Eng + Mech U.S. Mich Volunteers From the 23 of October 1861, To the 31 of December 1861,
Dunnville June 5 1884 Dear Cousin I now take the pleasure of writing so you for the first time but I hope it will not be the last time. I told will so tell you to write in nearly all my letters but I think he has forgotten to tell you so I will write first.
REQUISITION for Forage for three Private Horses, in the service of Officer 1st Reg’t Mich Eng’rs + Mech’s U.S. Army, at [ ? ] Kentucky for four days, commencing the 26th of December 1867, and ending the 29th of December 1867.
Photograph of Marietta Hutchins, 1867
To All Whom it May Concern Know ye, that Abram H. Drake a Corp’l of Captain James D. Robinson’s Company, (C,) 1st Regiment of Mich Engre + Mech’s Volunteers, who was enrolled on the Twenty Nine day of December one thousand eight hundred and sixty three to serve three years or during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Know ye, that John Appleton a Sergeant of Captain Daniel M Moor Company, (G ), First Regiment of Mich Engres + Mechs Volunteers, who was enrolled on the Twenty-fourth day of December one thousand eight hundred and Sixty-two to serve Three years or during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED
Hd. Qu. Co “L” Ist Mich Engrs. Nashville Tenn. Aug 28th 65. Mrs. J. T. Bunn. at the request of Lieut Lewis I inclose you a certificate of enlistment of your Husband Job. T. Bunn.
Nashville Tenn August 11th 1865 Dear Friend How ar you by this time well I suppose and enjoying your self highly I suppose I am well or nearly so and passing the time as best I can which aint in any particular way
Thursday morning Nashville Tenn Aug 10th 1865 Sister Met How are you this pleasant morning as I havent got to do any thing to day. I think that I cant improve my time any better than in answering your very welcomed letter which I recd day before yesterday your letter found me well and up on my bunk
Nashville July 25th /65 Well Met I will now try and answer your very kind letter that I have just had the pleasure of perusing I tell you I was very glad to hear from you and to hear that you were well for I hadent recd but one letter from you since we came here and I begun to think that you were either sick you had for gotten me your letter found me well.
Head-Quarters Provost Marshal’s Office, Capt R. Strickland 6th Cong. Dist., Mich. Flint, July 20th 1865 This is to certify that the thirty dollars charged against Francis Neatherhead for his arrest as a deserter has not been paid by the Government, for the season that he was not arrested until after the order stopping the bounty for the arrest of deserter-said thirty dollars should not be taken out of his wages R. Strickland Capt + Pro. [ ? ] 6th Dist Mich
Nashville Tenn July 20th 1865 Dear Mett I just received your letter of the twenty fourth and was more than glad to hear from you and to hear the you and the folks were well and to hear our money was all right
Tenn Fort Nigly Nashville July 14 1865 Dear Sister Mett I received a letter from you yesterday and was very glad to hear from you for I havent had one in a long time I began to to think I was never going to get home
Nashville Tenn July 12th 1865 Dear Sister Mariette Not at home yet but I expect to be some time if ever we are camped in the Barracks at fort Negley and have to work five hours a day on fort confiscation you must judge for your self whether we work very hard or not
Lenois July 8th 1865 Friend Mett It is with pleasure that I seat myself to address you and inform you how your friend Geo. gets along. I am well and happy hoping that this will find enjoying the same Special Blessing. I got a letter from you some time ago and I answered it but I dont think I can wait for and answer so I will write another and before this reaches you I hope that I shall get an answer from my last.
Fort Negley Nashville Tenn July 5, 1865 Dear Sister I havent had any letter from you in so long I thought I would write and let you kno how and ware I am i am at Nashville as you will see by this I believe the last time I wrote to you was to Washington
Nashville Tenn July 2nd /65 Dear Sister Here I am again safe and sound how are you I hope that that this will find you as well as it leaves me but why dont you answer that letter that I wrote to you when we were in washington I thought when we were there that we would be at home before this time but this dont act much like it
Camp Near Louisville Ky June 15th 1865 From Wm Slater to Miss Ann Clark Northville for to a muse a few moment of time I though I would drop a few lines once more to you as I cant hear from you at all to say wither you are living or dead but I suppose you are all right as I be or expect so
Do the records of your office show any thing in reference to Sergeant Job Bunn Co I. Eng Mech- He was taken prisoner
R. M. Congdon Camp near Washington DC Tuesday June 6/ 65 My Dear wife I have not heard from you since 19 I dont no why I dont get a letter Lucy I am no more a soldier
Kalamazoo Mich June 6th 1865 Mrs. J. T. Bunn I received a letter from [ ? ] Campbell asking for information in regard to your Husband Job. T. Bunn. He was takin prisoner with me