Miscellaneous Letters- Back to Home Page
A

No date or place or to whom written; mentions Express Company, money got through
OK; will write to sister Mary in a day or two; mentions "Peet" — probably Peter Davis of Great Valley, captured on picket duty, Nov. 26, 1863 and died of disease in prison camp at Andersonville, GA on Oct. 4, 1864.

2017.34.207

B

Written to mother, Electa Fay; mentions Aunt Fanny (Field) worrying about her son, Adrian's cousin, Sanford Field, who served in Co. E of the 105th NY between March 9 and Dec. 10, 1862.

2017.34.208 & 2017.34.208.01

C

Written to Sarah Flint, mentions her brother Orville enlisting; he served in the 147th NY between August and November 1863.

2017.34.209 & 2017.34.209.01

D

Written to Sarah Flint; had only one letter from sister Mary since returning from furlough home; had a letter from mother, Sarah addressed the envelope.

2017.34.210 & 2017.34.210.01

E

Probably written from Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD, circa January 1864; mentioned going to "Navy Yard" (possibly US Naval Academy); looked for Nelson "Nelt" Kingsley of Co. G, 154th NY; He was captured July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg and paroled prior to October 31, 1864.

2017.34.211 & 2017.34.211.01

F

Written to Sarah; had been home on furlough but not yet with his regiment (94th NY); possibly from Camp Distribution, VA, waiting to rejoin the 94th NY; mentions wanting to get a pass to go to Washington and "Bully for Co. I."

2017.34.212 & 2017.34.212.01

G

Written to Sarah on a Thursday and mentions receiving a letter from her written on the
28th of the month. She had written him on May 28, 1865.

2017.34.213 & 2017.34.213.01

H

Written to Sarah on a Thursday afternoon, probably from David's Island, NY, circa Dec. 3, 1863; (See Dec. 2 and Dec. 16, 1863 letters); mentions great waves crashing up against an island; says it is so cold his fingers are numb.

2017.34.214 & 2017.34.214.01

I

Written to Sarah, probably from Army hospital at 16th & Filbert streets, Philadelphia. Mentions having left Washington, shoulder is all healed, not yet with his regiment (94th NY), doing guard duty.

2017.34.215 & 2017.34.215.01

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