Miss Mary A. Negus Lowell Kent Co Michigan
Office of Commander-General. Dear Albee I wish you were often in want of information Byron R Pierce was a Brig Genl [ ? ] Apl. /65 or [ ? ] Brig. Genl appointed from Michigan is recorded as Colonel of the 3d Mich Infty
BR Pierce Past Dept Commander Grand Rapids July 27/83 Mich Sarah E. Fuller [ ? ] Boston Mass With deep respect for the comrades of the G.A.R. [ ? ] Col July 27/ 83
The Commanding Officer of the Third Regiment of Mich Vol Infty To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know Ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities of James A. Wilson I do hereby appoint him Corporal in Company I of the Third Regiment of Mich Vol Infty
Camp near Murfeersboro Jan 8th 1865 Dear Sister I received your letter about a week ago and have not had time to answer it before. my health has been rather poor for the last eight or ten days.
Camp near Belle Plain Va June 7th 1863 My Dear Fred, Yours of the first has been received. According to request I procede to answer by return mail. By the by, to answer your inquiries I shall necessarily have to be brief in some parts. I will give each days experience in our last letter sepperately.
To All Whom it May Concern Know ye, That Charles H. Adams a Private of Captain J. R. Price’s Company (G.) 3rd Regiment of Michigan Vols. who was enrolled on the Thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixty one to serve Three Years, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, this Eleventh day of December, 1862, at Washington D.C. by reason of Chronic Rheumatism
Edmands Ferry Md Oct 1st 1862 I certify on honor, (to the best of my recollection) that on the 30th day of August 1862, at Battle 2d Bull Run Va the stores enumerated below were lost under the following circumstances The Regt to which my compy.. belongs was directed to advance under fire of the enemy to take a certain position in so doing six privates were killed and ten privates were severely wounded.
Camp Harrison Va Aug 10 /62 Dear Cousin It has ben a long time since I have heard from you I have wrote to you once before but get no answer yet I am well at present
Camp near Richmond June 20 1862 Dear Cousin you must excuse me for not writing to you before for I have had all I could attend to lately. How is all of the folks at home I am well at present
No 49 Camp near fair oaks Sunday June the 8 1862, My Own Dear Henrietta, I must write you a few line to day, nothing particular has transpired since I last wrote. we were startled this morning by hearing musketry to the front, it did not last long. our brigade was under arms awaiting orders. there was some artilery fireing.
Cincinnaty Ohio Jany 10th 1863 Dear Relatives It is with pleasure that I sit down for a moment to inform you of my safe arrival here
October [ ? ] 61 Camp Arlington My own Dear One, Once again do I seat myself for the purpose of talking with my loved one far far away and to pour out the very inmost beatings of my heart. I have been sick for about four or five days…quite sick and not for duty and am so weak yet that I can hardly write now but I should have to be very sick indeed not to be able to write to you.
Hunter’s Place, N.E. Virginia August 8th 1861 Dear Sister and Brother, I have long thought I would write you a few lines to let you know that I was yet in the land of desolation and death. I would have written long before this if I had thought any one would have cared to learn anything more about me than the mere part that I was away from home. And as I received a letter you sent to Eliza, you manifested some interest in me yet I thought I would not let it die out.
the Camp blair July 12 1861 Dear mother I now sit down to rite you a few lines to let you know how I am a getting a long