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Collection Reference Number GLC03791.030
From Archive Folder Collection of Franklin Cranor, B company, 40th regiment, Indiana, infantry 
Title Cranor Franklin to Delia Slocum regarding going to church, telling her she should consider marriage and the troops dislike of Johnson
Date 4 September 1865
Author Cranor, Franklin (fl. 1862-1865)  
Recipient Slocum, Delia  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Cranor reports going to church for the first time since he left Indiana on his furlough last spring. He reports that his regiment are the only troops in the area, a big change, but one that he enjoys. He complains of his inability to be home and hints that Delia should consider marriage and that the men hate Johnson because he is keeping them the ("I dont think it would be any loss to our country if some fellow would assassinate Old Johnson.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Reconstruction  Religion  Texas  American West  Marriage  Assassination  President  
Place written Texana, Texas
Theme The American Civil War; Reconstruction; Religion; Westward Expansion; The Presidency; Government & Politics
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
Civil War: Theater of War Lower Seaboard Theater and Gulf Approach  
Civil War: Unit 40th Indiana Regiment infantry, B company