[letterhead] ?]Maquoketa, Iowa,..........................19043 years I have never met one of the fellows that attended the university that term (spring of 1861) that I did. Aaron H. CcCracken and Jotham Scudder were in the same regiment with me during the war but I have not seen either of them since. John Spooner roomed in the same hall with me although I cannot say that I really got acquainted with him. He was a freshman - one class farther advanced. I think his recent portraits look very much as he did when a boy. James L. High has kept well in public view as a Judge in Chicago and law book author. Faslin [Q.?] Ball, a senior of that year is also a Chicago judge. I met him in the army, too, where he was Major of the 31st Wis. Charlie Vilas a Chicago surgeon, has borrowed some luster from his brother, Wm. A. [Thab?]. I think with my roommates, Will Fuller, a Dr. in Grand Rapids, Mich. and John E. Goldsworthy, a lawyer in Rhode Island completes the list of those whom I know anything about. I would very much like to know what became of03404
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Reel 14, Image 0364
Copyright status unknown