From Alex M. Bedford to Mary E. Bedford

Title: From Alex M. Bedford to Mary E. Bedford
Creator: Alex M. Bedford
Description: On October 31, 1863, Alex M. Bedford writes from Johnson’s Island, near Sandusky City, Ohio, to his wife Mary E. Bedford. Alex advises Mary not to return home until she is sure it’s safe. Alex describes an agreement made with M. Jeff Thompson about paying to send longer letters, which “suits us first rate.” He recalls his experience the previous year as a wounded prisoner of war in Alabama, where he recovered at the home of a kind family who "seem like my relations."
Date original: October 31, 1863
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Bedford Family Papers, 1849-1870, C2610: f. 10, October 31, 1863-March 24, 1864
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia at: 23 Ellis Library, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65201, Phone: (573)882-6028, E-mail: hirschg@umsystem.edu Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia.
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