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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.43.04
From Archive Folder Collection of John Reeser, B company, 197th regiment, Pennsylvania, infantry 
Title Frederick Ubil to John Reeser requesting help on the farm
Date 24 August 1862
Author Ubil, Frederick (fl. 1862-1864)  
Recipient Reeser, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes Reeser asking for help on the farm and offers to pay him. Request that he plough and sow the clover and purchase phosphate for areas without manure. Inquires about the news of the day and about his neighbors. Mentions not knowing when he will return and having to wait for a draft.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Finance  Labor  Conscription  
People Ubil, Frederick (fl. 1862-1864)  Reeser, John (fl. 1862-1865)  
Place written s.l.
Theme The American Civil War; Agriculture
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information John Reeser enlisted as a Private on 16 July 1864. He was mustered into "B" Co. PA 197th Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 18 August 1864. He was mustered out on 11 November 1864 at Philadelphia, PA. Jones was part of Company B, 11th Cavalry.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Friend  
Civil War: Unit 197th Pennsylvania infantry, B Company