Mr. Herbert Whitworth Laphamville Kent County Mich
This is on one of the Mt trails All O.K. and hope you are all same. fine weather and a good time wish you all could be hear love to all C. Meek
Direct to Mr C. Robinson Peirce Post Office [ ? ]
apral 6 farfax dear friend kate I reseved yours of the 25 last night and I thought I would answer it to day I am well sam is sick I hav just bin to see him we hav bin of on a raid and got back last night we took 42 prisoners and a lot of horses
Photograph of General George A. Custer
Photographs of Charles H. Tanner and family
Resolution on the death of Mrs Tanner Where as it has pleased our Heavenly Father to remove from our midst our beloved sister Mary E. Tanner to the great beyond it is with renow we draft these resolutions Resolved, that it is but a just tribute to the memory of the departed to say that we mourn one who was worthy of our love and respect
Jan. 21 87 Dear Mother Accept love and good wishes for your anniversary day Your years have been lengthend out beyond the allotted time of life and faithfully have you ministered to the wants of your family
Remount Camp Pleasant Valley MD March 9th 1865 PayMaster U.S.A. Will please pay to V. Beandry One hundred and six 83/100 for my February months pay a/c
Soldiers’ Letter. [ ? ] Hosptal Oct 19th 1864 Dear Sister I will write you a few [ ? ] this after noon I am fealing quite well & hope this will find you well
Head Qrs 6th Mich Cav Sep 10th 1864 J B Abbott Dear Sir Yours [ ? ]Aug 30th is rec-d in which you wish to know if J R Jones of my Company is present with the company. he is now with the com-y [ ? ] any communication addressed to him here will be recieved by him.
Cav Corps Hospital July 4th /64 Absent though not forgotton Friend it has been a long time since I have wrote a letter and a long time since I have had one I received one from you about one month ago and this is the first chance that I have had to answer it as we have been on the march for over fifty days and in that time we have had a great deal of hard fighting to do
Head Quarters 6th Michigan Cavalry In the field, 23d June 1864 Captain, I have the honor to ask that I may be discharged from the service of the United States as an enlisted man to enable me to accept promotion in my Regt. as 1st Lieut.
U. S. Sanitary Commission, “Special Relief” Office, 389 H Street, Washington D.C. May 23d 1864 Sir: In the case of Francis Roar 6th Mich Cavy. I examined the rolls of the 6th Cavy to Feby 29th and did not find his name on any roll of that Regt. On the rolls of Grosvenor Hospital to Feby 29th I find him mustered as present & paid
State of Michigan St Joseph County ss. Personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said County Mrs Jane Roar to me well known who being duley sworn deposes and says she the mother of Francis Roar who was a private in the 6th Regt of Mich Vols Cavalry The Company to which he belonged she is not informed.
Three Rivers Mich Sir May 17th 1864 Enclosed I hand you an affidavit and two other papers which speak for themselves Like many others this poor boy has been made a dupe and his mother for the [ ? ] being depanded of the last earnings of her poor boy.
Grosvenor Branch 3d Div [ ? ] Hosp Alex Va April 21 1864 I hereby certify that Private Francis Roar (recruit) 6th Mich Cav died in this Hospital on April 5 1864. And inmediately prior to his death made this statement (viz) That at the time, that he was taken sick he gav $60 1/100 to a comrade by the name of “Jones” of his Company, which said Jones agreed to forward to Mrs Roar mother of deceased. He said that $72 1/100 was all the Bounty he ever received. A. E. Carothers A. Surgeon of Van Branch
Camp 6th Mich Cav Stevensburg Va. April 17th /64 Dear Friend Kate I received your letter bearding date April 10th and was glad to hear from you but was surprised to hear that you thought that I was mad at you when I had never thought of the thing
march 20 1864 dear friend sarah I got your letter 3 weeks ago to day and we started our raid that knight and we got last frida and to day is sunday it is warm and nise to day we had a hard time and agood time
Alexandria March 17 1864 Grosvener Hospital Ward 5th Dear Mother inlisted in the army and I have cant a hevey cold and am sick now but I have good care taken over me
March the 4 1864 Dear Father Mother Brother & Sisters I am well and hope that these few lines will find you injoining the same blesing what is the reasen that i cant hear from you i have not had i letter from enny one yet and don’t exspect to is ant afford to write letter
I Velma E Gunning cherishes this Book. It is over 100 years old. And I [ ? ] [ ? ] my 86th Birthday. I was born on May tenth 1907. My husband’s Father (John W. Gunning) severed in the Civil War also. He was the drumer boy. I have never heard a Negro say “Thank You” to norther who enlisted to free the slaves. Asa Smith Byersvillel Livingston Co. New York Jan. 28th / 64 1. Jan 28 Grand Rapids Mich Enlisted in the service of the US Sixth Michigan Cavalry Co. H. Enlisted by Sergt. J.L. Martin Drew one set of dishes
Camp Near Stevensburgh Va Dec. 27th /63. Dear Friend Kate I now take the opportunity to answer your letter of the 7th which I received on the 14th and was glad to hear from you I had burnt that letter that you wanted me to send to you but let that drop for the present and we will talk about something that is more interesting, I was over to see George Powers day before yesterday
Head Quarters 6 Mich. Cavalry December 16, 1863 Approved and Respectfully forwarded James H. Kidd Maj Comdg
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