Asa M. Weston Letter
This collection consists of one letter from Asa M. Weston, of the 50th Ohio Infantry, Company K, to his sister, written in Cleveland, Tenn., on May 26, 1864. In the letter, Weston writes that he has been left in Cleveland to take charge of baggage while the rest of his regiment is in Georgia with Sherman's army. Weston tells of trading his rations for board and describes Cleveland as being a pretty town for a southern one. Weston also states that Lincoln needs to call out more men and reinforce Grant, so that in spite of everything Richmond can be taken.
- 1864 May 26
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This May 26, 1864, letter is from Asa M. Weston, of the 50th Ohio Infantry, Company K, written in Cleveland, Tenn., to his sister. In the letter, Weston writes that he has been left in Cleveland to take charge of baggage while the rest of his regiment is in Georgia with Sherman's army.
Asa M. Weston served in the 50th Ohio Infantry, Company K, during the Civil War.
Collection consists of one folder.
Purchased by Special Collections, July 13, 2006.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA