Nashville Tenn Dec the 14th /62
Dear wife
I take the oportunity
of wrighting you a few lines
to inform you that I am well
and hope these few lines
will find you injoying the
Same Blessings this makes
the third letter that I have
riten to you since I have
received any But I dont
think it is any falt of yours
I expect I have got 2 or 3 letters
at the regiment and i suppose
the[y] hant had any chance to
Send them to me John Allman
rote to hamen to to day to
mail his and my letters to us
I have Just eat my diner what
do you think I had for diner
[page 2]
I had Mush and Huney
the were both a rarity to
me I am still with the Engineer
and Mechanic Brigaid we have
got our tents and have moved
two milds from town the wether
is cool and cloudy but we
hant had any rain yet to
amount to much there is
some talk that the are going
to send our Brigaid to
Louisville Ky to build a
fort I hope the will but
I gues there is no such
good luck the had a little
battle about 10 miles from her
the other day the rebles got
thrashed our army took 150 prisners
one canen one Sesesh flag and
a lot of horses and wagons and
provisions we dont hear much
news now days but
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Peace being Declared and we
will all be home this spring
but I am afraid the news is
to good to put to much dependance
in it but i hope it is so
you must excuse my righting
this time for i have got a
hard way to right I want
you to right evry week the
letters will come after a while
our adress is changed now
and after this our letters wont
stop at the regiment I will
give you the Directions on the
next page kiss the children
for me tell them that I often
think of them and all the rest
of you give my respects to all
So good by for this time
yours truly
Wm Culbertson
to Julina Culbertson
[page 4]
Direct your letters
William Culbertson
1st Battalion
Pioneer Brigade
army of the Cumberland
Care of Lieut E Gleason

December 14, 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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