26th Wisconsin Correspondence, 6/26/1864


Camp in the Field Georgia
June 26, 1864
To the Adjutant Gen.
in Madison, Wis.

Sir:

The undersigned Captain of Company F. 26th Wis. Vols. certify on honor that H. Dieterich of my company was taken prisoner on July 1st, 1863 near Gettysburg, that he was reported missing since the 1st day of November, 1863, the time of his return to the Rgt., he being duly exchanged.
It furthermore states that his wife, Julia Dieterich now living in town Gibson, Manitowoc City has been deprived of the authorized state aid and therefore this certificate.

Wm. Steinmeyer, Cpt.
Comdg. Comp. F, 26th Reg.
Wis. Vol.

Wisconsin Historical Society, 1200 Series, Box 128, Correspondence 1864