Frederick D. Seely Letter
In this letter to his father, Dyer Seely, Frederick Seely writes of his health and of the condition of his unit. According to Seely, ... "I didn't care about being drafted first I am in hopes that when my times is out that I can stay to home this thing should for settled by that time." He also writes of his hope for a furlough and assures his father that he will keep good courage. The letter was mailed from Nashville, Tennessee.
- 1864 May 2
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In this letter to his father, Dyer Seely, Frederick Seely writes of his health and of the condition of his unit. The letter was mailed from Nashville, Tennessee.
Frederick D. Seely was born to Dyer and Amanda F. Seely in about 1844. He joined Company G of the 18th Michigan Infantry in 1862 and was captured at Athens, Alabama on September 24, 1864. He was killed in the explosion of the steamer Sultana on the Mississippi River on April 27, 1865.
Collection consists of one folder
Collection was purchased by Special Collections, June 8, 2006.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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