Raleigh North Carolina Apr 26 65
My dear friends
I take the present opportunity
to inform you that I am well
at present hoping these few
lines may find you the same
and futher I received your
letter today and was glad
to hear once more from center
ville & futher I am now
driving team I have got
six mules if you was here
you could see a jack ass ride
a mule with his pants
in his boots I got my team
on the 2 of Apr at Golds
borrough and haled a load
of hard bread to Raleigh
that is sixty miles I arived
on the 15 I am still at Raleigh
but I hear we will soon
move again we had verry
bad roads coming up here
and we were attacked by
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guriles three times
but they only got two teams
& four gards but they gote
a good many from the 23
corps but we make clan
work as we go we burn
all the buildings and
take all they have got I
like teaming better than
soldiering I hope I need
not face the canon I have
got a better place to sleep
than I had but still not
so good as against a womans
bare legs & About my box
I never got it nor that
money that [Isaac?] Gish sent
me but I gess he sent it
by registerd for there was
money a washington for me
and the dont send it to
the army & I think the
game is soon played and
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I here that Johnson has
surendered there are a great
many rebs pasing along
the road where we lay on
their way home but we
gave them perfect hell
down here they retreated
so bad that they do not
know when to stop
we captered a great many
artickles as we pased through
the country I have got a
verry nice screw cut rifle
I am going to bring it along
home if I can the weather
is verry warm it is warm
enough to make hay &
we had thundergust every
day some days back & futher
we are in the old 10 corps
again & Henry Brandt is
in the company again I
thik I must stop for
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time no more at present
I send my best respects
to Daffer I Hufer Benj
Grosh and all the rest
the cheif vegitable of life
is cunt rum & tobaco
Direct 203 Reg P V Co H
Washington D C 2 Brig 3 Div
10 Army Corp
Amos Breneman
Yours Truly
A H Good

hell fire futz chaw [ta?] [wack?]

April 26, 1865


Co. H, 203rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Lancaster County, PA



From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 

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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
September, 2012
Michael Ellis
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