1862 Letters to The Coshocton Age

The Age of January 12, 1862 publishes the following:

CAMP SHERMAN, NEWARK, OH January 12, 1862

The company to which the men I recruited in Coshocton County were united, is the seventh company now organized, and is known as company G. The three other companies in whose recruits you are interested, are not yet full.

R.W. Burt, Second Lieutenant

The Age of February 27, 1862 publishes the following:

The Coshocton boys of the Seventy-sixth are getting along very comfortably here; we have Sibley tents with Stoves in them. About sixteen or seventeen men lodge in each tent, lying with their feet toward the stove. Rations first-class.

R.W. Burt
Company G, Seventy-Sixth Ohio

History of Coshocton County Ohio: Its Past and Present. 1740-1881.....
by N.H. Hill Jr.
A.A. Graham & Co. Publishers. Newark. Ohio. 1881

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