Captain Emelius Woods Fuller
Born: November 11, 1815 in Rome, Ohio
Died: July 25, 1863, military prison at Johnson's Island, Ohio
Parents: Alphonso T. Fuller (1792-1857) and Mary Cook Swain (1800-1883)
Married: Mary Brooks Haskell, September 1, 1837
Mary Brooks Haskell Fuller
Born: May 8, 1816, Worcester, Massachusetts
Died: March 12, 1900
Parents: Rev. James Haskell (1786-1872) and Mary Elizabeth Brooks (1790-1852)
Married: Captain Emelius Woods Fuller, September 1, 1837
E.W. and Mary Fuller had one child, Mary Rozealia Anderson Fuller.
In these letters to Mary, Captain Fuller describes his capture and experiences during his imprisonment, which included time at Fort Monroe, his transfer to Fort Delaware aboard the steamer Maple Leaf, and his time at Fort Delaware. Shortly after writing his final letter, Fuller was transferred to Johnson's Island, Ohio, where he died on July 25.