November 8, 1864 To: Mark Lee From: Harriet Lee, Bountiful, UT An update on various family members. City Bountifull Nov the 8 Mark 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
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
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
September 8, 1964 To: Sarah Keith From: Luke Keith, De Pere, WI He has stayed in De Pere longer than expected because “You might as well try to get a way from the Devil as Jim.” He wants to know if Sarah received the five dollars that he sent her. He will be going to… Continue reading September 8, 1864 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith
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
August 19, 1864 To: Sarah Keith From: Edwin Crawford, Burlington, IA He is railroading as usual. Spent a week with his family in Dowagiac. Mother was there too. Speaks of Mary. Mother has gone to Niles to visit Henry. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters and can be viewed here.
August 12, 1864 To: Sarah Keith From: Luke Keith Is sorry to hear that the family has had so much sickness. He is feeling better but came very near to having sunstroke. He has sold two counties to his cousin Jim for selling bed bottoms. He has heard that Jim might want two more counties.… Continue reading August 12, 1864 letter to Sarah Keith from Luke Keith