Near Ringolde Georga
May th 5 1864

Darlan your letter of
the 18 come to hand the 28 of April
it found me well as common I was
very glad to here from you and to here
you was well. we Marched from the
valley the 2 day of May we are now
in Georga south of ringgold in sight
of the rebs camps. we are looken for
afight soon. if they dont atact ous
soon as our forces get oup we will
atact them. so there must be
afight sure. Mary Ellen I halve
not mutch to wright now but
will halve soon. if I come out
safe. I am detailed in the
Ambulance core to pick oup
wonded men over the battle
field I halve not ben with
the regi for over amonth
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darlinge you spolke of your
Photographs I wuld like to se them
but I cannot cary eany thinge
only what I haft to if I had it
likely I should loose it or get
it spoiled so dont sende it now
it is awful hot here. I hante
time to wright mutch now
for we are ready to move
at eany notice day or night
I will wright soon to you
again. I halve not ben paid
for over 4 months. I will send
you 10 cts to pay your postage
wright soon yurs truly for
ever E.J. G. to M. E. G
Direct E. J. Gorham
Co. K. 79 regiment O.V.I.
Care capt Wiliamson
via Chatnooga Tennessee
1st bregad 3 division 20 army core
fare well Childe wright soon
as you can

May 5, 1864


Co. K, 79th Ohio Infantry; Co. A, 75th Ohio Infantry
Residence (County): 
Clinton County, OH


Residence (County): 
Clinton County, OH


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Barbara Jones
Transcription Date: 
May, 2015
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
February, 2016

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