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George takes stock of his commitment to the Union cause after taking part in "five hard fought battles." He asks after Thomas upon learning he is imprisoned.
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livestock; Clinton, Illinois; Death (military); Camp Gilbert
Porter, George Washington, 1838-1888 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Corps, 17th (1862-1865)
Porter, George W., "Letter from George W. Porter to Jacob G. Armstrong" (1863). Harvey Collection Letters. 165.
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