George Laubach Letter
This collection contains a letter, dated April 5, 1865 from Spring Camp close to Knoxville, Tenn., from George Laubach of the 10th Michigan Cavalry to Mariette Hutchins in Michigan. Laubach discusses news from home, including that he heard Mariette had taken a teaching position. He also describes his surroundings along the Holsten River at Spring Camp, Tennessee. He writes that soldiering agrees with him. He adds that he has not seen a Tennessee Woman yet that can talk plain as a child 4 months old they don't appear to know anything and you may rely upon it that I for one don't fall in love with a Tennessee Woman.
Collection also contains a copy of a sepia photograph and a partial transcript.
- 1865 April 5
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This collection contains a letter, dated April 5, 1865 from Spring Camp close to Knoxville, Tenn., from George Laubach of the 10th Michigan Cavalry to Mariette Hutchins in Michigan. Laubach discusses news from home and describes his surroundings in East Tennessee.
George Laubach - also known in official records as George Lawbeck - served as a private in the 10th Michigan Cavalry Regiment, Company I.
Collection consists of a single folder.
Collection was purchased by Special Collections in October 2003.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA