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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1814
|Eleazor D. Wood to Mary Wood describing his current situation fighting the War of 1812 and expressing his wish to return home
|24 January 1814
|Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814)
|Discusses his desire to visit home that winter, which could not be fulfilled because he is fighting in the War of 1812. Discusses the perils of his activities in the west (in Ohio), being surrounded by Indians, and fearing he would not see his family again. Comments on various other personal news and plans to come home in the spring.
|American Indian History War of 1812 Soldier's Letter Military History Westward Expansion Frontiers and Exploration Global History and Civics
|Wood, Eleazor D. (1783-1814) Wood, Mary (fl. 1812)
|West Point, Ohio
|Women in American History; Children & Family; War of 1812; Native Americans; Westward Expansion
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859