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Collection Reference Number GLC03606.32
From Archive Folder Lyman family letters 
Title Daniel Miller to brother
Date 22 February 1863
Author Miller, Daniel (fl. 1863)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He is going to school and learning quickly. He wishes that his brother was there to be with his wife, and reports that there are lots of pretty girls there.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Women's History  Children and Family  
People Miller, Daniel (fl. 1863)  
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History; Children & Family; Education
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information The three Lyman brothers came from Delaware, Ohio. They enlisted in the 18th U.S. Infantry Regiment and served in the Army of the Cumberland in Tennessee and Mississippi. The collection also includes letters from Sergeant Nelson Pierce, a friend from Delaware, Ohio, who died on 1 January 1863 from wounds sustained in the Battle of Stone's River; Fred Bundy who was probably another neighbor; and George Ellis, whose relationship with the Lymans is not known. Ellis served in the Union Navy and saw action at Corinth, Mississippi, Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana. Letters also describe the battle of Missionary Ridge, Stone's River, Corinth, and others. Letters include comments on politics, Lincoln, and soldiers voting in a letter dated 5 August 1863.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Brother