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Maria Jones Civil War Letter
Description: Maria Jones of Greene County, Ohio, wrote this letter describing conditions on the homefront during the Civil War. Jones was writing to William H. Busbey, a soldier in Company C, 1st Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, who was stationed in Nashville, Tennessee. The letter contains family news and an account of Jones's confrontation with a group of Southern sympathizers near Sabina, Ohio while she was carrying a Union flag. The letter is four pages long and measures 7.75" x 12" (19.69 x 30.48 cm). Also included is the envelope, printed with an American flag and a patriotic slogan. It measures 3" x 5.25" (7.62 x 13.34 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om3227_4435089_001
Subjects: Military Ohio; Ohio Women; Civil War; Flags
Places: Forest Home (Ohio); Greene County (Ohio); Sabina (Ohio); Clinton County (Ohio)