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1865 February 19


Letter from N.W. Stewart, a prisoner of war being held at Johnson's Island, Ohio, to Ben S. Duncan. Stewart informs Duncan that money sent has been received and distributed. He also requests books and talks about other soldiers are doing.


Johnsons Island Ohio Feb 19th 1865
Ben. S. Duncan
Dear Friend
I write you again
to let you know that I am still in the land of
the living. hope by this time you are entirely well.
Lt Caloway rec'd the money you sent, and distributed
according as you instructed. I am under many
obligations to you for the money sent, it will
be of great advantage to me, as we are now going
to be allowed to buy vegetables from the Sutler,
Lt. Caloway and Capt Donnell left for three days
since on exchange, they went with the sick.
James Hardin rec'd your letter yesterday. he will
write to you in a few days.
If you have not sent them books to me, don't send
them now. I have some hopes of an exchange, if
so, I will not want them, if I find out
that I won't be exchanged shortly I will let you
know. Hardin and myself are staying together
now, at Blaock7 Co 14, direct your letters according-
ly, please write often,
Sincerely your friend
N.W. Stewart

Physical Description

Letter, 8" x 10"


Civil War; Prisoners of war; Correspondence


N.W. Stewart

Geographical Area

Johnson's Island, Sandusky, Erie County (Ohio); Arkansas




MS.000061, Box 1, Folder 37

Resource Type



Flanagin papers, MS.000061


Arkansas State Archives

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Arkansas State Archives

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Letter, N.W. Stewart to Ben S. Duncan, Flanagin papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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Letter, N.W. Stewart to Ben S. Duncan