Elijah S. Brown of Woodbury, VT, was mustered into Co. F of the 2nd Vermont Regiment June 20, 1861, and died in a military hospital of disease February 4, 1863. His sister's last letter was returned to her after he died. The following is a selection of the letters written by Elijah S. Brown to his sister, Frances (Frank) Laura Brown, in South Woodbury and Craftsbury, Vermont, from February 3, 1861 to February 4, 1863. These letters are in the collection of the Vermont Historical Society. (Misc File Add: Brown, Elijah).