This letter was written by Ransom T. Young to his sister Mary E. Jones while he was stationed with Company F of the 11th Indiana Infantry Regiment at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. He discusses his life at the fort and his desires to go home. He also discusses Confederate prisoners brought to the fort from the Shenandoah Valley to take oaths of allegiance.
Young, Ransom T.
Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
No Copyright - United States
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.)
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Prisoners of war
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865)
Further information on this record can be found at its source.