A letter from Mr. Walton today; their dear and only daughter, little Lucy Margaret is dead. It is a sore affliction, God comfort them under it. She died Tuesday, June 18, 7 o'clock P. M. of inflamation of the stomach & bowels. I wrote to Clara.
Lucy and Ephraim came on train. William went to Chillicothe.
The individual companies gave themselves names and initially had uniforms particular to them. The term "fencibles" refers to men who enlisted in the military for the defense of their homeland.
|Colors of the Columbus Fencibles, OVI|
Clara Cutler Walton was Julia's youngest sister and she lived in Pana, Illinois. Julia's niece, Lucy Margaret, was 4 years old when she died.