From A.J. Huntoon to My Beloved Wife and Boy

Title: From A.J. Huntoon to My Beloved Wife and Boy
Creator: A.J. Huntoon
Description: This letter, dated September 15, 1861, is from A.J. Huntoon to his wife Lizzie and son Prentice. He writes from Mapleton, Bourbon County, Kansas, where he is assisting at a military hospital for General Lane’s Brigade. He reports that his regiment, the 5th Kansas Cavalry volunteers, recently arrived at Mapleton from Fort Lincoln along with Wier’s, Montgomery’s, and Jennison’s regiments. He expresses a desire to return to the battlefield, saying that “it is impossible to lay idle . . . when treason shows its dragon head in every settlement.”
Date original: September 15, 1861
Owning organization: Kansas State Historical Society
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Huntoon, Andrew Jackson (Coll. #398), Folder 1861, Item 29
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact Kansas Memory at: State Archives, Topeka, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS 66615-1099, Phone: (785) 272-8681, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kansas State Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kansas State Historical Society.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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