No 6

Sunday. Feb. 8th 1863
Near Fredrics burg

Friends at home.
I am well so are the
rest of the boys that are
here. I am glad Daman has
got home. [D?] Henry and unless
they get prety good helth
I should not want to be
out here.

It is a vury fine day
it seems quite like spring
for the blue birds come
round once in a while and
chirp some as they do there
in the spring.

But there is some thing
that dont seem mutch like
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Mass spring that is the mud
it is any where and evry

Father spoke of our waring
the gras all our. there is
not mutch grass any way
and we finish that in a
little while

I guess we shall start for
Ft Monroe tomorow but
carnt tell sirtain .

We got payed off the fifth
I sent twenty Dollars of it
to you by a Mr Wiliam
Emery. and he was to
give it to Mr Hascal to
hand to you.

I had twenty nine dollars
and lost two yestoday I
took it out to puy in the
twenty dolar bill and
layed the two on my kness
and I got up prety quick
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to hand the envelope
to Arnold t give to Mr Emery
and I supose I droped it out
of the tent and some body
picked it up.

I have got a chance to
send this down to the
ofice so I wont write
any more now we
have to save steops
through the mud all
we can.
Yours truly
A. H Carter

February 8, 1863


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


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


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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
December, 2012
Michael Ellis
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