1863

  • 11 January 1863 = Neal Alden, Liberty, IA; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal is teaching school in Liberty.
  • 12 February 1863 = Neal Alden, Liberty, IA; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal is teaching school in Liberty.
  • 7 March 1863 = Neal Alden, Mount Pleasant, IA; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal has closed her school and relocated to Mt. Pleasant.
  • 16 April 1863 = Neal Alden, on board steamer at St. Louis, enroute to Marietta, OH; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS.
  • 14 May 1863 = Neal Alden, Mt. Alden, Washington County, OH; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal is preparing to teach school.
  • 3 June 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, Washington County, OH; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal receives teacher’s certificate in Ohio.
  • 24 June 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, Washington County, OH; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal discusses war & politics.
  • 4 July 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, Washington County, OH; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal describes the 4th of July celebration.
  • 14 July 1863 = Neal Alden, Stacey Farm in Muskingum Valley, OH; to Lot Abraham, near Vicksburg, MS. Neal mentions Morgan’s Raiders.
  • 16 August 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN. Neal describes visits to her cousins in McConnelsville and Zanesville, OH.
  • 17 August 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN.
  • 24 August 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN.
  • 2 September 1863 = Priscilla E. Andrews, Mount Olive, IA; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN.
  • 2 September 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN. Neal has begun teaching school in Salem, OH.
  • 21 September 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN. Neal teaching school in Ohio.
  • 27 September 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Nashville, TN. Neal describes politically rally for John Brough (Gubernatorial Candidate) in Marietta, OH.
  • 7 October 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN. Neal acknowledges Lot’s visit home to visit sick mother.
  • 19 October 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN. Neal acknowledges Lot’s return to his regiment from visit home. Neal is teaching school on Duck Creek in Ohio.
  • 1 November 1863 = Neal Alden, True Hill, Washington County, OH; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN.
  • 23 November 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN. Neal is teaching school on Duck Creek.
  • 30 November 1863 = Neal Alden, Lower Salem, OH; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN. Neal is teaching school in Salem, OH.
  • 25 December 1863 = John Abraham & Sarah Abraham, Mt. Pleasant, IA; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN. Brother & Mother write brief letter to Lot on Christmas Day.
  • 31 December 1863 = Neal Abraham, Road Fork, Washington County, OH; to Lot Abraham, Chattanooga, TN. Neal writes Lot on New Year’s Eve and describes Christmas. Still teaching school in Salem, OH.
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