The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.163
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Ann Maitland to Joseph M. Maitland mentioning a funeral, her worries for their farm and a revival of religion in the county
Date 22 February 1865
Author Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Recipient Maitland, Joseph M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Maitland's mother writes to her son. Expresses hope he will be home in the spring. Reports she attended a funeral for an eighty-year-old neighbor. Comments there has been a revival of religion in the county. Includes a detailed accounting of their financial situation. Mentions his brother Grier bought a coat for twenty dollars: "...I have to let him get some things for himself or he gets out of heart and thinks he has to work and gets nothing..." Worries about the amount of work that needs to be done on the farm during the summer and the scarcity of help.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Children and Family  Woman Author  Women's History  Death  Religion  Finance  Clothing and Accessories  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Labor  
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