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Transcription: 

[1863]
Fredrick Maryland [evning]
July 12th 7 oclock in the
since writing my letter I Reced a
line from Capt. requesting me to
Report to the Regt with all the men
of our company so tomorrow morn
ing I start for Boonsford as the Regt.
is there on line of Battle is all formed
the fight comes off soon, this evening
there arrived here from the front about
100 of our Regt. dismounted and some
of them leading their steeds (they being
completely played out) they Report hardley
a horse from the Regt fit for duty
the 4th Army Corps has arrived
here and gone to the front they
say they never saw a wild “Reb,,
they have a right smart chance
ahead to see all they want of the
criters. I send you two confederate
stamps taken from the wagons captured
by Killpatrick as a curiosity to look
[page 2]
in after years
With this Patched up and
poorly writen letter I bid
you good by till after the fight
If I fall it will be nothing
more than I expect
so good by
yours as ever
“Pete,,
O yes fortune has come to pass
you Recollect of me having my fortune
told several years ago the “twin,,
I have and as it is Rather Rough
place here [??????] I will send
them to you [???] you will
notice they are government
stock from the [????] U.S.
they are Joney Rebs confiscated
I dug them out of a hollow tree
one kngts I was on picket I heard
them digging and I went for them
“Pete,,

Date: 
Date Note: 
1863
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. D, 6th Ohio Cavalry
Rank: 
private; sergeant
Residence (County): 
Trumbull County, OH

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Trumbull County, OH

From

From State: 
Maryland
From Municipality: 

To

To State: 
Ohio
To Municipality: 
To County: 
Trumbull

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Kenneth Gardner
Transcription Date: 
February, 2015
Proofer: 
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
February, 2016

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