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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.075
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Grier Maitland to his brother, Joseph M. Maitland, about life at home and the organization of the local militia
Date 23 June 1863
Author Maitland, Grier (fl. 1837-1920)  
Recipient Maitland, Joseph M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to his brother, telling him all the news from home, such as the status of the corn and their mother's health. Discusses organization of the local militia. Continues writing 24 June, noting that General Rosecrans's brother, Bishop Sylvester Rosecrans, will speak at a picnic at the fair grounds. In a post script, asks his brother "Have you shaved since you are in the service; if not How big's your mustache and whiskers."
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Children and Family  Health and Medical  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Militia  Holidays and Celebrations  Union General  Personal Hygiene  
People Maitland, Joseph M. (1839-1918)  Rosecrans, Sylvester H. (1827-1878)  Maitland, Grier (fl. 1837-1920)  
Place written Kingston, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Agriculture
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Brother  
Civil War: Unit 95th Ohio Infantry, G Company