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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.158
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Ann Maitland to Joseph M. Maitland expressing her relief that he is safe in Memphis, baptisms and the comfort of religion
Date 10 February 1865
Author Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Recipient Maitland, Joseph M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Expresses relief he is still in Memphis. Reports his regiment is suffering, with little to no food. Says the Baptist meeting is over and they "immersed" seventeen people. Comments she witnessed the immersion and "...became disgusted and went home thinking I had seen enough for one day." Mentions that Grier is at a party, but she intends to limit his socializing in the future. States she is glad that religion comforts him in all his trials.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Woman Author  Women's History  Children and Family  Religion  Entertaining and Hospitality  Military Provisions  Diet and Nutrition  
People Maitland, Joseph M. (1839-1918)  Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Place written Kingston, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Religion; Women in American History
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