Cahill will lecture in our church at Brighton Wednesday EveningI been to a wake last Saturday night of a father and 2 sons who were drowned in Portland of course you heard the disaster that had befallen the steamer BohemianThe three I spoke ofhave a number of respectable and wealthy friends here to mourn their loss'' Letter measures 7.75'' x 10'' and runs 4pp. Second letter, datelined''Watertown July 18, 1864,'' composed shortly before the regiment's late July engagement at Deep Bottom. Excerpt:''I meant to inquire after your son Jeremiahsending Ammunition and equipments to Baltimore and Washington to receive the invading rebelswriting to you to ascertainif Jerry is or has been seriously ill'' Single page ink letter measures 7.75'' x 10''. Several pin-holes, otherwise near fine. Ryan mustered into Company D as a musician on 20 March 1864.He mustered out on 30 June 1865 in New York. Prior to the war, Ryan served in the garrison of the Watertown Arsenal, in Watertown, MA, near Boston. During the 19th century, the Watertown Arsenal, created by Capt. George Talcott in 1816, established a national reputation for its development of cast-iron guns.
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