Camp at Winchester Va
April the 17th 1863
Dear Mother I recieved your kind
letter of the nineth a wenesday allso the box that was sent
I was glad to heare from you and to heare that mi money had
got home safe, mi boots fits me good I cold not get a pair
like them heare for less than Eight or nine dollars, besides
mi boots I got too cans of fruit and a can of aple butter and some
dride peaches and some apples, the paper that was in the box got
weet and was spilt the boys is pleased with thier boots,
I wish you wold send me too pair of heavy coton socks
you can send them by mail for ten or fifteen cents
lots of the boys gets socks and othe little artcals that way
from home. I ast the sutler how he sold coton socks
he said fourty cents they was gust like the ones that
I ust to get for fifteen cents, this town is fool of
sutler store and they are all a geting rich the citizens
comes twenty miles to get things the sutlers hant
about to sell a thing to any body but a solger unless
the cittezens nave permit from the general
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I hant mutch to write to day you said
that you paid Wm Phillips ten dollars
that was right, I wrote a letter to John a day
or too a go, I will close for I cant think
of any thing to write I will try and write
a longer letter next time write soon
give mi best respecks to all I remain
your sone Wm Ellis
Mary P Ellis

April 17, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Wyandot County, OH


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
September, 2016

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