Christian Hambrock letter to Ohio Adjutant General, August 30, 1862   Save
Christian Hambrock letter to Ohio Adjutant General, August 30, 1862
Description: Letter dated August 30, 1862, from Christian Hambrock, an Orderly Sergeant in Company A of the 37th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, to the Adjutant General of Ohio. Hambrock states that he had been wounded and taken prisoner at Princeton, Virginia, and is currently on parole. Having recovered from his wounds, he wishes to report to Camp Chase, and requests a pass for Columbus, Ohio. 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_01_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)