Seth Pettis Jr. Correspondence
This collection include two handwritten letters exchanged between soldier Seth "Albert" Pettis Jr. and his girlfriend Fannie in June 1865. The first letter, dated June 6, is written by Pettis to Fannie. Writing from a camp in Knoxville, TN, Pettis discusses life as a soldier. The envelope is included and is postmarked from Knoxville. The second letter, dated June 13, is Fannie's response to Pettis.
- 1865 June 6-13
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0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
This collection include two letters exchanged between soldier Seth Pettis Jr. and his girlfriend Fannie in June 1865.
Seth Pettis Jr. enlisted at 19 years old on March 22, 1865 in Pontiac, Michigan as a Private. He mustered into A Co. Michigan 111th Cavalry. On July 20, 1865, he transferred into G Co. Michigan 8th Cavalry.
The collection is in one folder.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA