Category Archives: Ed Hill

A Short Letter

In September, Edwin Hill has an opportunity to dash off a quick note to Ann Dewaters. Word spreads that mail will be sent out in a couple hours so he hurriedly writes a brief letter. He apparently used a curiously … Continue reading

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Esteemed Friend

This second letter from Ed Hill, written three months after the previous one, indicates that his unit is still in Louisville on prison duty. He does mention at the end that there is a rumor that several brigades from nearby … Continue reading

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A Letter from Edwin Hill

Edwin E. Hill, another of the Oshtemo men serving in the 25th Michigan, wrote this letter to Anne Dewaters while on prison duty in Louisville. As with the other men, he acknowledges her letter. It appears that Ann wrote to … Continue reading

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