in the Box Articles sent to Miss Julia Wheelock One Dress One pair of shoes Three pairs of Stockins, Wolen Two Aprons Two Two pair of Drawers, Cotton flanel One night – Dress One night – Cap One Hankerchief Four Collars One Cloves Donated By the Citizens of South Jackson Mich
Arlington Heights Oct. 9 Dear Mother & Sisters: I hasten to drop you a line ere the mail goes. We are still in camp all safe. We caller away to battle as I expected when I write, but after being kept in hourly expectation all the week we are still here. I can only drop a line this time, I will try to get one to Sout Jackson by next Friday.
Army Discharge Papers of S.M. Holton Also Commissions + c. Army Papers Commissions Discharge + Muster in Papers
Photograph of Samuel M. Holton
Central National Bank Tag, August 25, 1920
Photograph of Sarah Emma Edmonds (Franklin Thompson)
Tintype in full uniform taken after the Battle of 1st Manassas.
We Thank You No. 38 B C[ ? ] 4-26 1923 Received of Florence J. Holton Twenty five and no/100 Dollars on a/e [ ? ] 25 00 $25.00 R W. Carr Granite Co
The claim for pay, travel pay, bounty and allowences of Samuel M. Holton as Pvt. Corop., Asst. Surg. & Surg. 2nd Mich. Inf. has been examined and DISALLOWED by Certificate No. 371250 dated July 13, 1909, for the following names resons, viz:
Envelope, July 15, 1907
No. 2061 Michigan Masonic Home Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is to Certify, that Brother S. Holton is an active Member of the Michigan Masonic Home Association Given under the seal of the Association at Grand Rapids Mich, this 21st day of June A.D. 1887 Wm Dunham President Howerd Nash Secretary
Huron, O. July 1 1878 My Dear Mother I am anxious to know about your arrival at Detroit and health since. My mind has been uneasy since I left you at Toledo and I sincerely hope you are feeling well or at least as well as I could expect. Nothing that has happened in a great while has so affected me as your departure from Huron, and I shall never get over it.
Fort Scott Dec 28 /73 Dear Add Your letter of the 6th was received about a week ago and the presents from yourself and Mary arrived Christmas Eve. They are perfectly splendid and just what I wanted The gloves were just just what I needed as I had none and had been wishing for a pair
May the 11 1873 Dear daughter Amanda I take the opertunity to infor in you that weare are enjoying goobreath at this time hoping you and Mills enjoy the same blessing you wrote you had walked to the [ ? ] I hope you can ride out by this time Sydney is better, mrs Pomeray died may the third was buried the next monday
Oberlin Ohio March 5th 67. My Dear Friend Your kind, good, welcome letter was recieved some time since and should have been answered immediately had I not been over run with work. I do thank you my friend, for your kind, cheering words, and for the peace which I am still permitted to hold in your confidence and esteem.
Oberlin Ohio Jan. 4th 1867 My dear Friend You kind and very welcome not is just received. I thank you very much for your kindness in writing to me and will gladly avail myself of the opportunity of making inquiry concerning some old friends with associates of whose fate I am in perfect ignorance.
University of Michigan Laboratory of Analytical and Applied Chemistry March 23 1866 This may certify that Mr. S.M. Holton has prosecuted the study and practice of Analytical Chemistry in this Laboratory for the period of two months having completed in that time the abbreviated course in Qualitative Analysis. S. H. Douglasse Prof. of Chem.
Re.H. Quartermaster General’s Office, Clothing and Equipage Division, Washington City, July 27”, 1865. Sir: You are respectfully informed that your Affidavit pertaining to Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage, for the period you have been in the U.S. since has been received
Head Quarters Ganison of Washington Office of Surgeon in Chief July 22nd 1865 Circular I the medical officers of this command will in future see that then weekly reports of sick and wounded and medical offices are sent to thy office by him of lock on Saturday mornings
Surgeon General’s Office, Washington, D.C., July 21”, 1865 Sir: I am instructed by the Surgeon General to inform you that your Returns of Public Property belonging to the Medical and Hospital Department of the Army, for the period commencing February 21”, 1865, and ending July 20th 1865
Recd Med S.K. Office Washington D.C. July 21st 1865 of Surg. F. M. Holton Surg 2nd Mich Vol. Thirty Six 50/100 Dollars for one copy U.S. Dispensatry 4.00 [ ? ] Pathol 2.00 Thompsons [ ? ] .50 Compact F. Case 30.00 $36.50 Sold by order of Med. [ ? ] Washington D.C. [ ? ] Johnson $36.50 [ ? ] S. K. USA
$19.55 Received Washington D.C. July 20 65 of Surg. S.M. Holton, 2d Mich Infy for one Gray’s Anatomy $2.80 ” ” Gross Anatomy 6.00 ” ” Pocket Case 10.75 $19.55 Sold to him by order of the Med. Comveyor. Henry Johnson M. F. K. U.S.A
PROPERTY RETURNS DIVISION. (Resignation Section-Form IV.) Ordnance Office, War Department, Washington, D.C. July 17”, 1865 + Surg S. M. Holton 2d Mich Vols. Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your affidavit concerning your accountability for Ordnance and Ordnance Stores.