1864: Ossian E. Alexander to Emily (Alexander) Burnham

This letter was written by Ossian E. Alexander (1846-1922), the son of Harry Alexander (1809-1860) and Phebe Bullock (1813-1880) of Jefferson county, New York. “Ossy” enlisted in Co. B, 186th New York Infantry in August 1864. Ossy wrote the letter to his sister, Emily (Alexander) Burnham (1834-1922), the wife of Emory Burnham (1833-1904) of Henderson,… Read More 1864: Ossian E. Alexander to Emily (Alexander) Burnham