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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.721.12
From Archive Folder Documents relating to Moody Bedel 
Title Hazen Bedel to Moody Bedel on the return home of men following the War of 1812
Date 24 May 1815
Author Bedel, Hazen (fl. 1812-1821)  
Recipient Bedel, Moody  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Shortly after the end of the War of 1812, writes from the cantonment at Sackets Harbor, New York, to his brother to report that the men have been paid and will march home tomorrow. Provides news about the regiment and lingering issues regarding pay. Asks him to look for and send an account to the War Department that may have been left in the post office in Burlington, Vermont. 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  Soldier's Pay  Military History  Finance  Post Office  
People Bedel, Hazen (fl. 1812-1821)  Bedel, Moody (1764-1841)  
Place written Sackets Harbor, New York
Theme War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859