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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Charles Woolston, 3rd regiment, Pennsylvania, cavalry
|Benjamin A. Woolston to Maria Woolston reporting that he believes Charles will pull through
|1 June 1865
|Woolston, Benjamin A. (fl. 1864-1865)
|Writes to his wife about their son, Charles Woolston, a soldier sick with typhoid fever in the hospital whom he went to go visit. States that Charles is still very sick but he believes he will pull through and hopes to bring him home. Says he is delirious. Writes that it cost him $17 to get to the hospital in Richmond, Virginia from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Informs that Charles will be discharged from the military soon. On stationary of the U.S. Christian Commission.
|Children and Family Women's History Union Forces Military History Civil War Disease Health and Medical Typhoid Fever Hospital Finance Charity and Philanthropy
|Woolston, Benjamin A. (fl. 1864-1865) Woolston, Maria (fl. 1864-1865) Woolston, Charles (fl. 1864-1865)
|Health & Medicine; Children & Family; The American Civil War
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|Charles Woolston enlisted as a private on 7 October 1864 in Company U, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Pennsylvania.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Recipient Relationship
|Civil War: Theater of War
|Main Eastern Theater
|Civil War: Unit
|3rd Pennsylvania cavalry, U Company