Annapolis Md. April 2/64
Dear Mother
I received your last
letter last evening and will now
answer it I think I have received
all but one of your letters and
have answered them all I mailed
you a letter last Saturday from
Covening Kentucky. we arrived [Covington]
here yesterday morning I joined
the Company at Covington and
came here with them the Captain
was glad to see me as also the
boys my case will be attended
to in a few days. there is about
35,000 Troops here mostly new
recruts my leg is the Same as
ever I had it dressed by the
Surgeon this morning I am able
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to hobble about and that
is all. the boys expect Mr
Heath to day. I Shall write
to Charles to day. there is a
rumor here that John B.
Norton is coming out to
be Colonel of the Redgerment
I hope it is true. I would
not send any papper out
because I can get enough
here so you had better save
all the expense that you
can they expect to be payed
of[f] tomorrow but I shall
not get any that is sure
I had a letter from Mr
Burrell a few days ago he
expected to come on to
Washington in a little while
and would come and see
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me remember me to Unkle
Charles and all the folks I
must close now to catch the
mail so you can get this
before Sunday hopeing this
find you enjoing good
I remain your
affectionate Son
Obed [?] Davis

direct your letter
Co B, 36th Mass Redgerment


April 2, 1864


Co. B, 36th Massachusetts Infantry
Residence (County): 
Suffolk County, MA


Name Variant: 
“Dear Mother”
Residence (County): 
Suffolk County, MA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
October, 2014

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