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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.121
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Ann and William G. Maitland to Joseph M. Maitland discussing farming, unreceived letters and the building of a new church
Date 24 April 1864
Author Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Additional authors Maitland, William G. (b. 1846)
Recipient Maitland, Joseph M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Mother Ann and brother Grier both write from home. Letter continues on 25 April. Ann reports Grier has been plowing the corn with a new horse. Expresses disappointment he can't come home yet. Questions "how it is that some get out of the service so easy while others that ought to be out has to be kept in..." Grier assures him he has been writing faithfully and doesn't understand why Joseph has not received his letters. Discusses the building of a new church and the disputes involved. States the committee will purchase a one acre building lot for three hundred dollars. Includes a three cent stamp on the envelope.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Children and Family  Woman Author  Women's History  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Building Construction  Religion  Finance  Land Transaction  
People Maitland, Joseph M. (1839-1918)  Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  Maitland, William Grier (b. 1846)  
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 Brother  Son  
Civil War: Unit 95th Ohio Infantry, G Company