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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Joseph M. Maitland
|Ann Maitland to Joseph M. Maitland discussing holiday parties, the sale of their wheat and the draft
|30 December 1864
|Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)
|Maitland, Joseph M.
|Reports in detail on the holiday parties in the neighborhood, including an oyster dinner for fifty people. States they sold the wheat for two-hundred and fifty-eight dollars. Says the prayer meeting begins tomorrow and wishes he could attend. Comments the draft "...is to come off again and the folks are very busy trying to raise the money to get the men from others places..." Expresses fear that Grier may be drafted. Letter continues the following morning.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Woman Author Women's History Children and Family Holidays and Celebrations Diet and Nutrition Entertaining and Hospitality Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Commerce Finance Conscription Military Supplies Religion
|Maitland, Joseph M. (1839-1918) Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)
|The American Civil War; Agriculture; Religion
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Recipient Relationship
|Civil War: Unit
|95th Ohio Infantry, G Company