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Letters to Ezekiel Hunn, Jr., 1863

 File — Box: 3

Scope and Contents

From friends, James and Dave Garrett, mentioning girls and war service; cousin H.W. Sharpless at Haverford College, Ada Hickman, many from his mother, and others. 1861 letter gives a detailed description of death of William Emerson and his burial. References to family news and the war. Letter from Lizzie, 1863, 7 mo, 2, mentions color troops garrisoned in Chelton Hills (Camp William Penn); Ezekiel Hunn, Jr. enlisted as a Private of Captain Henry White's Company G, 32nd regiment of Pennsylvania militia June 18, 1863 and was discharged August 1, 1863. He requested a commission as second lieutenant in Dec. 1863, but it was not granted.

Dates

  • 1863

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research.

Physical Facet

1 folder

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