Camp at Romney Va
Febuary the 23 1863
Dear mother I sit down this after noon
to answer your letter whitch I recieved on the
20th I was glad to heare that you was all well
I am well as usel, I have not mutch to
write this time, we have a nice snow heare
it snowed all day yesturday but the sone comes
out pleasant to day I think it will leave
us soon, we moved our camp weeak
a go to day we moved it to the north End of
the town to a mutch nicer place and it wont
be sow muddy and it will be a goodeal
healther I think, we have got our new guns
we got them a satturday 21st they are the nicest
gun that I Ever saw I think, they are called
the springfield rifels the best gun that is maid
the boys feals wonderfull pleased with them
I think we ort to thank ar cornal greatley
for getting them, I wrote to cate in mi
last letter that we was a expecting them
our old guns was not of mutch acount
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I wrote to Newton to have me a
pair of boots maid and send to mea John
Ellis ses his father is a com nown heare
when he gets his pay you can send
them with him send some riting
paper to, we Expect ou[r] pay the first of
march I will send it to you and the
twenty Dollars that I got to monrovilles
if Davis dont want it any longer,
write as oftin as you can I must close for this time
give mi respects to all good bye
from your afectonet sone Wm Ellis
Mary P Ellis
adress you letters as before

I will tell you somthing Else that
I forgt ar second Lieutenant has
resined and gon home and James
Pumphery will be Lieutenant he
will be a good deal better one than
Ingerson wood

February 23, 1863


Co. A, 123rd Ohio Infantry
Residence (County): 
Wyandot County, OH


Residence (County): 
Wyandot County, OH


From State: 
From Note: 
Camp Romney


To State: 
To Municipality: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
September, 2016

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