Camp.. North.. March 5th [1862]
I received your welcome
Letter yesterday and was
glad to hear you were all
well as this leaves me
and William at present
we are still in Camp
notwithstanding the rumers
of our marching ___ _____
but do not know when
we may march the roads
are yet to bad to move
the enemy are evacuating
Manassas and that will
save us the trouble of taking
it but do not worry
about us for we shall take
care of our selves and if
we do fall there is one
consolation to know that
we fell in a just cause
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I sent some things
By Express which I
can not take with
you will find the box
in the express office
to day we got new uniforms
of a sky blue colour
and dark blouses it is a
very pretty uniform
much more so then the
dark one are also
supplied with the french
sibley tent large anough
to halve one man which
is to be carried on the
knapsack it weighs but
five pounds – you must
excuse a short letter this
time as I am very buisy
give my love to all and
write soon
E. Henry

March 5, 1862


Co. D, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Schuylkill County, PA


Name Variant: 
"Sister of Edward Henry"
Residence (County): 
Schuylkill County, PA


From Note: 
Camp North


To State: 
To Municipality: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Allyson Page Dale
Transcription Date: 
February, 2015
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
March, 2015

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