Fort Monro march 26 1864
Dear sisters and brothers i
now sit down to wirte a few
lines to you hopeing that they
will find you all in good
health as they leave us at
presant i received your kind
and welcome letter dated the
23rd and was glad to hear from
you we have had a heavey snow
storm here. you want to know
if i want any gloves i think
not just yet some of the men
have sighned the pay roll
we expect soon to sighn
i will get my likeness taken when
i get paid i suppose you have
heard of some of the boys going
in infantr all the upland boys
have gone but me and James
Elliott they are going out to
Camp hamilton this afternoon
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i Could not see infantry isac wild
is going in the same Company
they have to many men here so
they are raising a infantry regiment
they have over six hundred men
in it now. i am on guard to day
every thing goes well I don[t?] seee what
the boys dont like the plase fore i
am very well sattisfied with this regimen
i got all i expected i got good
officers and good quarter and good
grub the guard duty is getting a little
hard now it is now satturday and
i have been on thre times since last
satturday you want know if i
get any papers here some times i do
there is no news here of any account
i must Close now Give my best
respects to all inquiring frends so
no more at presant from your
affectionate brother Arthur Martin
Co G 3rd Penn Artilery Fortress
Monro va

March 26, 1864


Co. G, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Residence (County): 
Delaware County, PA


Name Variant: 
“dear brothers and sisters”


From State: 
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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
November, 2014
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
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