June th 12, 1864
Sunday rain far in Georgias
lonley forests whare canon loudley
rore day and night and musketry
sings her deathly nots all the day
and part of the night. Darling
received aletter from you the other
day. baren date may th 26. brought
good tiding that you all
were well as common I were vary
glad to here from you and to
here that you were well.
Mary Ellen I halve ben under some
15 days heavy fire of canon and
musketry whare shot shell and
canister musketry bols fell thick
as rain. I am safe yet my cloes
has ben brushed several times
Child I halve seen some harde sits
men slaurted in all shaps by the
hundreads. what was man made
for. to di evry way I ges
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the 20 core has lost mea[n]y
thousand men in the last month
Mary Elen we belong to the 1st brig 3rd div. 20 army core
Gen. ward comands brig: Major gineral
buter field our div. Major Jineral
Hooker our core
Darling I must draw my litter
to aclose I halve no time to wright
till this campaign ended. I go day
and night wright soon give my
best respects to all
fare well childe yours truly
Eleazor J. Gorham to
Mary Ellen Gorham

it rains very mudy here
the canon rore heavy in fornt
to day. we expect to move
front evry hour. when caled we
haft to go. no one noes ho to die
or live. wright soon
I halve saw that I never can for get

June 12, 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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