Category Archives: December

On this the first Anniversary of our marriage

Head Quarters, 129th Illinois Volunteers Mitchellsville, Tenn., Dec. 12th 1862 My Dear Wife: May the richest of Heaven’s blessings rest upon you today. On this the first Anniversary of our marriage, let me present my compliments first to you, my … Continue reading

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As a leisure moment offers opportunity, I cannot better reconcile myself to wait for your letters than by writing

Mitchellsville, Tenn. – Dec. 11th 1862 Dear Wife As a leisure moment offers opportunity, I cannot better reconcile myself to wait for your letters than by writing. I recollect in Abbott’s life of Josephine, he gives many sketches from Napoleon’s … Continue reading

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I received your note through the politeness of Mr. McGregor, and enclosed a correct account of his financial affairs

Carlisle Dec. 8 1862 Dear Bro. Frank,- I received your note through the politeness of Mr. McGregor, and enclosed a correct account of his financial affairs. He is daily expecting money from home or his brother in the army. He … Continue reading

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