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

1864 Letters

August 25, 1864 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford

August 25, 1864 To: Sarah Keith  From: David (D.C.) Crawford,  ________ City, CO The plains between Colorado and the states are covered with bands of hostile Indians cutting off communications and supplies. Everyone is trying to fight Indians and he expects to go in a few days. All kinds of business have been suspended and Denver… Continue reading August 25, 1864 letter to Sarah Keith from D. C. Crawford