In Hospital Point of Rock

June 20th [1864]

Dear Father

I take this
opertunity to write to you
to let you no that I
am wounded and in
the Hospital I am
wounded in the calf of
my left leg it is not
very bad it did not hit
the bone I was wounded
day before yesterday
we charged on the rebs
rifle pits we got cut up
pretty bad yesterday
thare was forty three guns
in the regt I have not heard
from thare to day I do not
want to have you worry
about me for I am feeling
first [best?] I think that
we shall go away from
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here to day horner is wounded
in the thy his is not
very bad nothing but a
flesh wound I think that
he went abord of the boat
last night I think that
wee shall be home in a
few weeks they let them go
home that are able to
[ride?] I could walk quite
well if I had a pair of
crutches old george is
all wright yet I do not
feel like writing enny
more now I will write
again as soon as we get
moved wee expect to go away
from here to day wee expect
to go to point lookout from

Alfred Holcomb



Co. F, 27th Massachusetts Infantry
Residence (County): 
Hampden County, MA


Residence (County): 
Hampden County, MA


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
General Hospital


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Ken Gardner
Transcription Date: 
August, 2014
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2014

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