|Date||April 10, 1863|
|Scope & Content||
Letter, original; Letter and song; William T. Mumford to Mother or Father, April 10, 1865
William T. Mumford writes to his mother or father--greeting missing, signed "your son"; writes of inflation, and want of a payday for soldiers; prisoners of war from Fort Gains, being guarded by "a negro guard"; poor rations; asks to be rememberd to the family and the "Servants";
Physical Appearance: Two sheets, one inside the second
16" x 10 1/2"
transcript of portion of letter
|Archival History||The negative photostat letter was formerly located in the MC 3 M-647a files. According to the donor, the handwriting of the original is in 1st Lt. William T. Mumford's hand.|
Mumford, William T.
Prisoners of war