July 2d, 1864
To the Adjutant Gen.
State of Wisconsin
In the undersigned Captain of Company F. 26 Rgt. Wis. Vols, certify on honor that Frederick William Winters is a member of my company, duly enlisted the 22d day of February, 1964 at Milwaukee for West Bend, Washington Co. with Major F.C. Winkler, that his wife Augusta Winter living in West Bend is entitled to the state aid, William Winter being her only support.
Cpt. Comp F. 26th Wis. Vols.
Wisconsin Historical Society, 1200 Series, Box 128, Correspondence 1864