January 13, 1863

Lt. J. S. Winsor wrote this letter to Mr. T. Eyman about the death and burial of his son, Capt. L. J. Eyman. Lewis J. Eyman was killed at Arkansas Post on January 11, 1863, just 4 days after he wrote the letter (from on board the Planter to his wife).
Paper. L 19.9, 26.1 cm
Vicksburg National Military Park , VICK 749