Scope and Contents
This collection includes an 1862 letter written by John R. Wilson from Camp Dennison and sent to his wife in Muskingum County, Ohio. The heading of the letter gives the date as "Wednesday the 24/ 62." Since John enlisted with his regiment on August 26th, the letter was most likely written in September. In the letter he mentions helping organize a prayer meeting and spending time with the sick. The letter was with a victory envelope addressed to Wilson at Memphis, Tennessee and stamped with a...