Nashville Tenn Dec the 7th /62
Dear Wife
I take this oportunity of
wrighting you a few lines this morning
to inform you that I am well
and harty and I hope these few
lines will find you injoyng the
Same Blessing I ansuerd the last
letter I received from you the four
part of last week I expect there
is a letter for me at the regiment
I would like to be reading a
letter this morning from you we
are Still here at Nashville we hant
done but one days work Since we
have ben here the[y] is a great
deal of excitement here at present
about peace the majority of the
people here thinks that peace will
be proclaimed within a month
it is hopeful that it will
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we have verry plesent winter wether
here it Snowed here day before yester
day yesterday and to day the Sun
Shines and looks verry plesent
it is verry lonesome to day for me
I wish i could be at home to day
with you but I hope it will
not be long til i will be at
home I expect you are keeping
house by this time and injoying
your self as well as you can
if mother is with you give her
my respects and tell her that I
would like to see her I expect
you have got the cold winter wether
there by this time we are Stil
in that big Brict house that i
rote to you about the people
are Strong Sesessionest but the[y]
dasent Say much It has ben
two weeks since we left the
regiment we have had Easy times
of it Since we left I dont
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know how long it will last
though I received a letter from
Elias Culbertson when I got your
last one the were all well
tell the Children to al be good
Children when i get home I dont
[w]ant to hear of them being bad
children I would like to see
them verry much it would do
me a great deal of good I think
of you all a great deal that
is about all that i have to
think of now days when you
right again right where charles
is and what he is a doing also
where Sammy is I expect the
young folks are all fixing for
Christmas and newyers back there
Give my respects to all I will have
to stop righting for this time
So Good by for this time
yours truly
Wm Culbertson
to Julina Culbertson

December 7, 1862


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


Residence (County): 
Williams County, OH


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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