1864 Letters

November 8, 1864 letter to Mark Lee from Harriet Lee

November 8, 1864                 To: Mark Lee              From: Harriet Lee, Bountiful, UT An update on various family members.                              City Bountifull[1] Nov the 8[2] Mark[3] I sit me down to answer that letter that we have been looking for so… Continue reading November 8, 1864 letter to Mark Lee from Harriet Lee

Luke's 1864 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of September 24 – November 8, 1864

Sep 24 – Went over to Rices stayed all night. Very windy. Rice commenced plowing. Sep 25 – Rices folks went over to Roberts stayed until most night. Went out to the old place where the Elder[61] used to live. Sep 26 – At Roberts. Took Bottom out of Russels bed. Went up to Eureka… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of September 24 – November 8, 1864

1864 Letters

September 23, 1864 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith

September 23, 1864  To: Sarah Keith   From: Charles Luke Keith Jr., Omro, WI Luke will probably leave Omro some time next week for the south part of the state. Would like to hear from Sarah before he leaves so that in case something should happen that requires him home, he will leave immediately. Luke has… Continue reading September 23, 1864 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith

1864 Letters

September 21, 1864 letter to Luke Keith from Sarah Keith

September 21, 1864 To: Charles Luke Keith Jr., Omro, WI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Sarah is updating her husband, Luke, on the affairs of the farm while he is traveling in Wisconsin selling bed bottoms. Sarah visited Luke’s father to see how he was doing. “Father is a striping off the leaves and feeding… Continue reading September 21, 1864 letter to Luke Keith from Sarah Keith