Camp Toledo Sunday Evening,
Sep the 28th / 62
Dear wife
I Set Down once
more to inform you that I
am well and i hope these
few lines will find you the
Same I rote to you last
friday but you will
get both of the letters
at the Same time I
Expected Frisby to leave
here the next day after
I rote to you but he has
not com yet but he told
me this Eavening that he was
going to Start back tomor
row morning and i thought
you would like hear from me
Sooner than to Send it
[page 2]
by mail This has ben
a busy day although there
has ben lots going on there
is a noisy Set here
there was a lot of boys
Just Come in here to
have a dance but i Drove
them out there has nothing
Serious hapend here Since
we came here ther is
a few of the boys Sick
but not Serious i was to
town yesterday the only time
i have ben there Since we
came here we have just
got the word that the 38
Ohio regiment is in luis
vile Cantucky and the 38
here gave three harty Chears
with the hops to Soon
meat them I will right
to you soon again perhaps
[page 3]
you will get a letter
from me nex Satterday by
mail you may loock for
one if i get a chance to
right you must Excuse my
mistakes for there is so much
Confusion here that it is
all most imposible to right
the boys is having a regular
fandango out dores I was
releaved from coocking yester
Day Eavening but i Expect
to soon go at it again for
there is but few here that
Can Coock I gain in flesh
evry day and it is no
wonder for i have an affel
apatite to eat I have rote
one letter before this to night
for delbert and i have got
to right a few lines for
Johnson yet So I will have
[page 4]
to bring my letter to
a close oh i forgot to tell
you that we got orders to day
to Start next tuesday morning
at four oclock for Camp Delaware
and you may Direct your
letters to me at Delaware
Ohio I will right down
all that you nead put on
the invelop wm Culbertson
Delaware Ohio
and the will come to me till
we move again and i will
then tell you where to Direct
you neadent Send any to
Columbus til you hear from
me that is all that i can
think of at present to right
So Good by for this time
Wm to Julina
[1] Johnson has concluded not to have any thing rote for him [to?] night but if you have any chance to send word to his girl tell her that he is well

  1. Added around left, top, and right margin of page
September 28, 1862


Company H, 38th Ohio Infantry
corporal; sergeant
Residence (County): 
Williams County, OH


Residence (County): 
Williams County, OH


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
Camp Toledo


To State: 
To Municipality: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
December, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
January, 2010

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