John Lyndes letter to brother, July 25, 1863   Save
John Lyndes letter to brother, July 25, 1863
Description: Two page letter from John Lyndes and Nero Lyndes to their brother, Tip, dated July 25, 1863. The letter discusses life at Camp Chase, the removal of military prisoners to Johnson's Island, and the capture of John Morgan. John Lyndes was a soldier with the 88th O.V.I. and was discharged on July 3, 1865. Organized in Columbus, Camp Chase was a recruitment and training center for the Union Army. It also served as a prison camp where Confederate soldiers and civilians loyal to the Confederacy were held inside the prison stockade. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Page1
Subjects: United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 88th (1862-1865); Camp Chase (Ohio); Johnson's Island Prison Camp; Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives;
Places: Camp Chase (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)