Camp 2nd Maine Cavalry

Barrancus Florida Dec the 12th 1864
Friend John
I recieved your letter
and was very glad
to hear from you what do
you think of the rebs
shin plasters I got the 2
papers that you sent me
and was very glad to get
them for reading is very
Scarce hear our Chaplain
has got here with the
vegetables that he went
to maine for he got a nice
Lot of them we had a
nice boiled dinner Sunday
we have not had it very
hard lately. it was a Cold
night last night here it
froze a little the wind
blew Cold and it took holt
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of us. 15 of our Company
has been out loading teams with wood today
4 mles from Camp I was with
the health of the regiment
is inproving very much
we never have heard from
the fellows that we left at
Marriana the Luit Colonel
thinks of going up there with
a flag of truce and get them
that we left I am quite rugged
for me I weight 150 now that
is the heavest that I was
I Cant think of eny more
to rite So good night
from your friend
E. R. M.

December 12, 1864


Co. A, 27th Maine Infantry
Residence (County): 
York County, ME


Name Variant: 
"Friend John"


From State: 
From County: 
From Note: 
Fort Barranacas

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcription Date: 
February, 2015
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
March, 2015

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