Scope and Contents
This collection contains 5 letters written by William H. Long in 1863 and sent to his wife, Lucinda, in Henricks County, Indiana while he served with Company B, 117th Indiana Infantry during the U.S. Civil War. The first three letters were written from Camp Carrington in Indianapolis in August and September. The fourth letter was written on October 21, 1863 from Tennessee and mentions he's been ill and was in the hospital. The fifth letter sent to Lucinda is undated and written like a poem from...