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Circa 1880s. 6 page handwritten letter (5 x 8 inches) dated April 12th, no year. Knights of Columbus letterhead. The letter is written to "Deacon" and is signed "H. R. W." The writer mentions going to a military drill and seeing the Minneapolis Zouaves, with the mayor as the captain. Mayor A. A. Ames was the captain of the Zouaves when the formed in 1880. The letter is friendly and newsy, the author saying, "I received my discharge, dated March 31st, so I am no more a soldier and the country is no longer safe".