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May 19, 1864 letter to Luke Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

May 19, 1864 To: Charles Luke Keith Jr., Galesburg, MI From: Hiram Crawford Jr., Spotsylvania, VA Hiram has received four letters, three from Galesburg and one from Cousin Carrie Crawford. General war news about Grant’s assault on the rebel positions in Virginia. Captured 600-1,000 Rebel prisoners. Today is the 15th day of fighting and so… Continue reading May 19, 1864 letter to Luke Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

1864 Letters

April 21, 1864 letter to Luke Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.

April 21, 1864  To: Charles Luke Keith Jr. From: Hiram Crawford, Brandy Station, VA Arrived from recruiting station on February 18. Has written to Mother, Sarah, Jennie, Henry, Robert, David and Prosper and seems irritated that he hasn’t received any response from any of them. Sent $168; wants Luke to put $150 of it in… Continue reading April 21, 1864 letter to Luke Keith from Hiram Crawford Jr.