Holograph letter from E. Heath Park to his cousin, July 2, 1861. On stationery with image of "Col. Ellsworth" imprinted in red with motto "Union Now & For Ever" and a poem honoring him. Written from Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. Park writes about his enlistment in the Union army and gives a "short description of camp life."
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Recruiting and enlistment
AC0060-0001196a (AC Scan No.: first and fourth pages)
AC0060-0001196b (AC Scan No.: second and third pages)