Click here for this soldier’s biography: http://micivilwar.com/authors/bass-william-w/ Regiment: 13th Michigan Infantry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: Mr John J Mays Centerville Mich
$56.25 Jackson July 29th 1865 N. S. Paymaster Please retain from my a/c Fifty Six 25/100 Dollars in favor of W. R. & S. C. Reynolds Witness A. M. Tinker George H my x mark Parrish Co C 13th Mich Private Inftry
$52.00 Jackson July 29th 1865 N S Paymaster Please retain from my a/c Fifty two Dollars in faver of W. R. S. C. Reynolds Witness A. M. Finker Avery my x mark Stratton Co E 13th Mich Inft Private
$82.00 Jackson July 28th 1865 N. S. Paymaster Please retain from my a/c Eighty two Dollars in favor of W. R. & S. C. Reynolds Crandel A Kenyon Co. C. 13 Reg Witness A. M. Tinker Corp
Co H 13th regt Mich State Vols 1st Div 14th Corps Richmond, VA May 9th 1865 Bro & Sister Once more I take the opportunity to inform you of my whereabouts & situation. I am in usual good health & hope these few lines will find you the same. We are 5 miles above Richmond on the south side of the James River where we arrived day before yesterday on our way to Alexandria VA.
Camp of the 13th Mich Inf Martha’s Vineyard, N.C. Apr 24 1865 Bro & Sister I take the opportunity to write you again – the last letter received from you was dated March 5th & am looking for another every day I am a little anxious to learn what has been done with my things I left with you I am enjoying better health than I have at any time within the past two years Lafe Hiram Charles Lorenzo Hitchcock Jim Storey & geo Hampown are all well
Fayettville N. C. Mar 12th 1865 Bro & Sister. An orderly has just passed through the camp giving notice that the mail would leave camp in one hour which is the first time since the 6th of Feb & every Soldier has droped every thing & doing his best to communicate something to friends in distant homes.
Camp on Lookout Mountain Tenn July 23d /64 Sister Mary i O has become nesesary for me to write you a few lines to ask if you ever intended to answer my letters I have written three or fore letters to you since I have had one from you the last I got from you I go the day I got hurt that was the 27th of June the 8th of July I sent for some stamps
Camp at the 13th Michigan Infantry on Lookout Mountain Georgia May 13th Dear Sister I received your kind and welcom letter in due time and I was glad to hear from you and glad to hear that you was well I am well as well I got the picture all rite in Company with your letter I fot one from dan white the mail does not come very regular now they are fighting in front every day we could hear the artilery all day yest erday and I have hurd some guns this morning
Camp Hillsboro Penn Augest the 12th 63 Dear Sister I received your kind and welcome letter the 10th of Augest and was varey glad to hear from you and glad to hear that you was so well your letter found me as well as could be expected it is very warm here and we have plenty of duty to do I have not hurd from Park or harvey for fore weeks and I donot know what to think about it Maggie I am very sorey that you have not go those pictures the man that I sent them by was first Lieutenant in the 2 Mich. Infan.
Camp Sitsboro Tenn July 21 ’63 Dear Sister it is with the greatest of Pleasure that I have a few spare moments this afternoon to direct a few lines to you to let you know how I am a getting along I am quite well I left Louisville the 17th and got here last night I was fore dayes and three nights I came through whare the 19th was camped day before yesterday but I did not see any of the days that I knew I sent you thim pictures did you get them
Camp Near hillsboro Ten July 12th 63 Dear Cousin I recived your kind letter to day and was glad to hear that you was well. I am well and hearty at present and in fine spirits I now begin to hink that this war is comeing to a close soon and I think that it is time that we had them whiped. we marched from murfreesboro on the 24 of June and it commenced raining the same day
Oct 1st 1862 Friend Martha and Mary Louisville Ky I have took this opportunity to write a few lines to let you know where we are we are camped about a mile from town. I got a letter from Orvil last night and one from [ ? ] I commenced a letter last night and did not get time to finish it and so I try again
September the 26 1862 Dear frend I receive your leater last night I very glad to hear from you and to har you was well I am well toffar than ever than I ever was on labors has ben very hard this month we have march 400 miles this month I am in Ketuckey again the last day of last month we lef Steveson Alabama we have march through Tenessee and Kentuckey
August the 12 1862 Mr I I Major Dear friend this morning as I had a few leasure moments I thought wood write you a few lines the 4 of July I got bothe from you it was dated the 11 of April and I answer it the same day and have receive noswer I thaught I wood wright to you again for if you had writen to me the leathr is lost for we had our mail robed by the rebbs we are still in Alabama a town cold Stevenson we are fortifying hear we have about 300 Negros
July the 6 1862 Dear friend I received leather yesteday it was dated April the 16 it had ben back in in a nuther company I often think of you I shood like to be with you to day and go to meatin with you we have no preatching hare now righs influence but a good [ ? ] I heard of your sister death before I left Michigan I was sory to hear it
Camp near Corinth Miss May 26 1862 Friend Jennie I received your letter a few days ago and was glad to hear from you it being some time since I have heard from you. I am well now and stand the hardships very well. I am now three miles from Corinth Missippi and have been expecting a battle for sometime
Hd Quarters 13th Mich Vol I Camp near Nashville Tenn Mch 14/62 Sir Enclosed find order to Detail for Recruiting service. Yourself as Junior Officer, you will proceed to Nashville on Monday the 17th inst and report to Gen’l Buell for Transportation for your self & command to Detroit Michigan
Camp Douglas. Kalamazoo, Mich., Jany 16 1862 I Certify on honor, that I have carefully examined the following named recruit: Albert H Daniels agreeably to the General Regulations of the Army, and that in my opinion, he is free from bodily defects and mental infirmity which would in any way disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier. Alex. Ewing Surgeon.