Camp Union Wood Co. Virginia
Sep. the 21 1862
Miss Emma Barrick
Dear sister I seat my to let
you know that we are all well
at present and hope that
this will find you in the same
state we started from Camp
Mingo the morning of the 18th
and to [???]et] day a bout
now we got to Camp Union
we got off the cares at bellair
and then crossed the Ohio
River and got ou[t] at
Berrwod there is 9000 Rebles
within ten miles of this place
there is a bout 600 Virginia
Boys here and about 700
of us our Colonel
Telegraphed to Merieta this
evening for four or five thousand
men to help us but I do
not know but what we are
a nough for them our seves
we have good times since we
left camp mingo we have
not had to do drill any
since we left we have plenty
to eat and drink I must
go and get my equipments
on and be redy for a battle
that is the orders now
Sep the 22 1862
we expected to be called
evry minit all night but
still we all rested very well
and did not get into any
battle and I do not hear
any thing a bout it this
morning I not think
we will leave hear soon that
is the talk but I do not
know where we will go
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we have better barracks
here than we had at Mingo
I must bring my letter
to a close for till you
make this out you will be
tiered so good by write son
all of you that can
I send my best respects
to inquireing friends
Eli Barrick
Direct your letter to
Parkersburgh Wood Co.
126 Reg. O.V.I. Co. B
in care of Cap Weyand

September 21, 1862


Co. F, 126th Ohio Infantry
private; sergeant
Residence (County): 
Carroll County, OH


Residence (County): 
Carroll County, OH


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Brenna Womer
Transcription Date: 
May, 2015
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
March, 2016

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