Israel responds to his father's attempt to arrange a marriage between Israel and a young woman. Israel trusts that his father has chosen a good woman for him, but he asks a lot about her because he wants a "model" wife.
Atkins, Israel G.
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865)CourtshipSex--Social aspectsWomen--Legal status, laws, etc.United StatesMarriageWomen--Social conditions
Michigan State University. Archives and Historical Collections
19 - Parents from Israel G Atkins location unknown 04-24-1865_1