“He is positive Sergt. Peter L. Dumont, Co ‘A ‘, 146 N.Y.V., was killed at the battle of the Wilderness”

 

[To Dear Sir from Clara Barton]

Office of Correspondence with the Friends of the Missing Men of the United States Army

July 3, 1865

 

[form letter with blanks filled in by hand]

 

Dear Sir:

 

I am in receipt of a communication from Chas. Y. Jones, No.15 Wall St., New York City,  in which he informs me that he is positive Sergt. Peter L. Dumont, Co “A”, 146 N.Y.V., was killed at the battle of the Wilderness on the 5th of May 1864.

 

For further particulars address informant as above.

 

I am, very truly,

Yours,

Clara Barton.

Per R.G.P.-