I wish I could provide more context for this letter, which was in an envelope of Civil War papers in my father’s estate. I don’t know the family connection, but am placing it here on my server to preserve its contents. If you have additional perspective on the drama¬†discussed herein, or genealogical context (like this) that may tie it to a family, please get in touch via the contact form in the menu.¬†

Soldier Letter to Eben Hafford
March 14, 1863 – Civil War
From family archives of Steven K. Roberts

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Thanks to Cathy Kemp for this added context from Switzerland County, Indiana:

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