Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Civil War Valentine - Page
35 votes

Like Kansas Memory?
Help us add more items by donating $$$.
Donate to Kansas Memory

Joseph Forrest sent Valentines to Elizabeth Ehrhart during the Civil War. They were residents of Macon County, Illinois, and became engaged in 1858. Joseph enlisted on July 25, 1861 at Decatur, Illinois and fought as a private with Co. A of 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The couple married Aug. 9, 1863. The Forrests moved to Jewell County, Kansas in 1872, where Joseph served as a Methodist Minister. In 1875, they moved to Minneapolis, Kansas.

Creator: W. Momberger
Date: between 1861 and 1865

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 209917
KSHS Identifier: 1959.31.210.2

Copyright © 2007-2015 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.