No. 16

Fredricsburg Nov. 28. 1862

Folks at home.

I am well except my feet
are sore in the joints behind
the toes when I walk and bend
my feet it hurts.
They say we shall stay
here a spell and the quarter master
says he will see that we get them
if send by the way of Washington
care of quartermaster. Rice is his

I should like a box put in
with Daman or some way to
get it here.

I should like some bags
to put coffee and such things
hold a pint or so with string
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to draw them up with.

Goodrich is better we want
some coff candy cian losengers
or trochies or some thing of
that sort.

Black pepper in a box that
I can carry in my pockit or
haver sack until it is used up
I carnt get any out here very
often. some times the sutler brings
it along and I get some
I should like some thing
sent in a good mustard box
I want one to put sugar in.
it gets wet in a bag.
The cars have got to gong
this after noon.
I am most our of paper.
if that knife that I left is good
I should like to have it sent.

I lost my little knife back
to the last camp but one.

I was cracking walnuts and
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picking out meats with my
knife and it was in the night
down by a fire, in the morning
we started before light so I did not
mis it til we got three or fore mils
off and it was two late.

If you could send some brown
bread it would go first rate with
some dried apple to make some
sauce of. &c &c as soon as
you can.

It is about dark I recon
Yours truly

A H Carter

November 28, 1862


Co. A, 36th Massachusetts Infantry
Residence (County): 
Worcester County, MA


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Folks at home
Residence (County): 
Worcester County, MA


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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
December, 2012
Michael Ellis
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