Daily Archives: 21 Jun ’13

21 June 1863: “I have hurd news that I am surprised at. I have hurd that you thought of geting mared to a man a bout 40 years old.”

Item Description: Letter, dated 21 June 1863, from Eldridge B. Platt to his sister Adelaide E. Platt. Eldridge B. Platt (b. 1847) enlisted as a drummer in the 2nd Connecticut Light Battery on 12 August 1862. By 11 November 1862, he was … Continue reading

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