THE ATTIC

1863 LETTER
Col. Theodore Weld Parmele 1833-1893
Truman, Thomas Truman, Thomas, Thomas, Job, John, John

This letter was signed by Theodore who enlisted in the Union Army at age 29 on Nov. 13, 1862, at New York City. He was a colonel and the commanding officer of the 174th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was also had service in: New York's Co. A 37th Infantry.

The one-page letter was written in dark ink on 8-by-10-inch white paper and delivered in a brown envelope addressed to Mr. Geo. H. Kimball, chief clerk Banks headquarters, New Orleans.

Headquarters 174th Regt NY
Baton Rouge, February 9, 1863
Friend Kimball,
The bearer of this, the Rev. J. B. Allen, late Chaplain in my Regiment wishing transportation to New York, put him in the way to get it and a ship.
Yours,
T. W. Parmele