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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.152
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Ann Maitland to Joseph M. Maitland discussing holiday parties, the sale of their wheat and the draft
Date 30 December 1864
Author Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Recipient Maitland, Joseph M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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 " 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.
Subjects 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  
People Maitland, Joseph M. (1839-1918)  Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Place written Kingston, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Agriculture; Religion
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information 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.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Son  
Civil War: Unit 95th Ohio Infantry, G Company