Camp of the 140th Pa Vol.
near Warrenton Va.
November 4th 1863

Well Martha
a cording to
promise I seat myself
this morning to address you
a few lines to let you
know that I have arived
safe to my regt once
more I got to them on
the 25th of last month
I was almost as glad to
get with them a gain as
I was to get home I
found them all in good
health they look as fat
and hearty as ever I seen
them, I had no bother
getting thrue at all
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I was only two days
Coming from Pittsburg to
Gainsvill & then I had to
walk about 15 miles before
I got to the regt We are
laying now in camp about
3 miles from Warrenton
we have been here since
last monday a week but by
all appearences we wont
get to stay here much
longer The orders yesterday
was to send a way all
of the sick & they ishued
us 8 days rations so that
is a purty good sign of
a move some way or other
I seen Robert Withrow
yesterday he was up at
our camp he looks as
hearty as ever I seen him
they are laying about 3
miles from our Camp
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We have got a new
Chaplain now by the
name of Mulligan he is
a Methodus preacher & he
appears like a very nice
man I am in hopes that
he will git along well
and stay with us
Well Martha our regt looks
very small now to what
it use to do our Company
can only muster 42 men
and it is about the
largest Company in the regt
I believe I have nothing
more particular to write
at this time,
please excuse mu short
letter and all misstakes
So nothing more but
remains yor Friend G. Hood
please wrte soon

November 4, 1863


Co. H, 140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Beaver County, PA



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Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
September, 2012

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