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Collection Reference Number GLC03619.01.04
From Archive Folder To the women of New England 
Title Benjamin F. Allen to a former Civil War Colonel
Date 2 February 1899
Author Allen, Benjamin F. (fl. 1864-1899)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Allen updates a Colonel, whose name is not specified, whom he previously served under regarding his post-war activities. Reports that he worked as a school teacher in Texas before his ill health required him to move to the National Soldier's Home in Ohio, where he could receive adequate medical treatment. Requests that the Colonel grant him a loan so that he may return to Texas in time to teach during the spring semester. Written on stationery depicting (in color) an aerial view of the National Soldier's Home.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Health and Medical  Hospital  Education  Texas  Finance  Architecture  
People Allen, Benjamin F. (fl. 1864-1899)  
Place written Dayton, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Education; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945