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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.721.14
From Archive Folder Documents relating to Moody Bedel 
Title Hazen Bedel to Moody Bedel on the end of the War of 1812, military reorganizations and a suicide
Date 12 June 1815
Author Bedel, Hazen (fl. 1812-1821)  
Recipient Bedel, Moody  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Writes from the cantonment at Sackets Harbor, New York, to his brother to report on his duties on guard, and military reorganization and pay issues after the end of the War of 1812. Also discusses the suicide of an ensign named Douvra. Asks that his love be given to Bedel's wife and children and "to her Majesty the Empress Maria Louisa, tell her I congratulate her on being again restored to the throne of France." Hazen had recently transferred from a post as a regimental quartermaster in the 11th Infantry and to the 6th Infantry. Hazen might be one of Moody's sibling's listed on record as "Hazel," who lived from 1785-1835.
Subjects War of 1812  Soldier's Letter  Military History  Soldier's Pay  Suicide  Death  Children and Family  
People Bedel, Hazen (fl. 1812-1821)  Bedel, Moody (1764-1841)  Marie Louise, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French (1791-1847)  
Place written Sackets Harbor, New York
Theme War of 1812; Health & Medicine; Children & Family; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859