• Creator
  • McMicken, Rowena Ostrander
  • Created Date
  • 1865
  • Description
  • This letter, from Rowena Ostrander McMicken to her husband, Captain William McMicken of the 10th Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, focuses on events in the aftermath of the war. She expresses her concerns that his deployment will continue after the war. Rowena also notes the departure of her parents westward for Blue Earth County, Minnesota, and comments on the hostilities between white settlers and Native Americans there. She tells William about... more
    This letter, from Rowena Ostrander McMicken to her husband, Captain William McMicken of the 10th Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, focuses on events in the aftermath of the war. She expresses her concerns that his deployment will continue after the war. Rowena also notes the departure of her parents westward for Blue Earth County, Minnesota, and comments on the hostilities between white settlers and Native Americans there. She tells William about the death of a man he served with in the West, and worries about how many of their friends have been killed. She concludes the letter with talk about the capture of Jefferson Davis, and what she thinks a fitting end would be for him. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    1 leaf (folded)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006
    19.5 x 25.5 cm.