1925 LYKINS/HENRY Letter

Original document circa 1880.

From the ‘file box' of Mrs Rebecca Thomas Henry, West Liberty, KY

Lexington Kentucky
March 19, 1925
Mr. Lewis Henry
Index Kentucky

Dear Sir & Comrad

Ther is yet a few of old comrads of Co, C 5" Ky Regt, CSA, who are going to meet in the reunion at Caney Morgan County Ky on Saturday 16" 1925 at 10 oclock AM and your are especially invited to meet with us we are also inviting all the members of Co. A, 5" Ky Regt commanded by Capt William H. Mynhin (sic) now living in Morgan County to meet with us, and spend the day together in social conversation, talking over and reviewing the imes, perills and dangers we went through together during the war of 1861 to 1865, I will have a list of the names of all who belonged to Capt Mynhiers (sic) company and also the names of all who belonged to Capt T. J. Henrys Co, be sure to meet with us. Let me hear from you soon.

Believe me as ever your comrad & Fraternal Brother Truely

Joseph C Lykins

overLexington, Ky

c/o Elmer L Wallace

RFD No 3

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Captain Mynhi.rs (sic) men now living    6

Dr W. L. Gevede

Lewis Henry

Ned Perry

George Phillipps

James F Pelfrey

Joseph C Lykins

Members of Captain Henrys Co now Living    5     All confederate < Boys yet,

William H Mannin 95 years =

Jessie F McGuire 85 " =

Ben C Stamper 82 " =

John L Ferguson 81 " =

Joseph C Lykins 82 " =

Meu nay (sic) Dad Soldier with in Civil War

Holder of original document

Joe Armstrong
1313 College Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(505) 434-4190

Transcribed 1/7/97

Deanna Levito