F. Bucholz letter to Adjutant General, August 13, 1862   Save
F. Bucholz letter to Adjutant General, August 13, 1862
Description: Letter dated August 13, 1862, from F. Bucholz of Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Adjutant General Charles W. Hill, requesting that Hill send him transportation from Wapakoneta to Columbus (likely to Camp Chase). Bucholz states that he was a paroled prisoner of Company F, 37th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that he received a furlough which expired on August 12, but had mislaid or lost it. Established in 1861, Camp Chase served as a recruitment and training center for the Union Army and as a prison camp for captured Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA6296_GRVF21_F12_02_01
Subjects: Camp Chase (Ohio); Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Civil War--Prisoners and prisons; Military Ohio; Soldiers--Correspondence;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio); Wapakoneta (Ohio); Auglaize County (Ohio)