Woolsey Family during the War.

Abby Howland Woolsey to H. Gilman.

Litchfield, Sept. 22.

Charley is trying for a Lieutenancy in one of the new regiments, and Governor Morgan has promised, as all governors do, to “see about it.” This is going to be a great drain on Mother’s spirits and strength, if the application succeeds, and will bring us all continued personal interest and anxiety.

Georgy was telegraphed ten days ago to come immediately to Newport to a great military barrack hospital.

Woolsey family letters during the War for the Union

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