The US Christian Commission seeks to afford a sure and effective medium of communication between the wounded or sick soldier–whether in the Camp of in Field or General Hospitals — and his home friends . .
Note: Dwight had only been in the army just six weeks when he wrote this letter.
Dec 17 
Source: eBay June 2007
Residence was not listed; 21 years old, when he enlisted on 8/31/1864 as a Private.
On 8/31/1864 he mustered into “C” Co. NH 18th Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 6/10/1865. Promotions: Corpl
Other Information: born in Chesterfield, NH.
The Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers was attached to Engineer Brigade, Defences of City Point, Va., Army of the Potomac, October 4 to March 19, 1865.