Correspondence; Children; Families; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from John G. Latta to his brother, Samuel R. Latta. The four-page letter mentions John G. Latta's intention to move home to Tennessee. It also mentions that Southern sympathizers are being targeted in New England.
Postwar document concerns a re-branded mule--Confederates apparently had branded a flat stamp over the "US" brand after the animal was captured by Confederate cavalry under Col. Dibrell or Williams, part of Forrest's command