C C B C Pa [1]
May 21th 1865
Dear Father
I now let you know that we are all well
and hope these few lines ma find you well
the Wether was Verry wet and
disagreaable but it has Cleared up nice the
nats is so bad that I Can hardly
Write the nats is as bad hear as the rebs
down south our Visiters Just left last
thersday me and Emma and Lis and
Ellie hauld another heap of wood
with old tobe this letter I will take
op to the furnace next week we think
you will be home this month yet
Harry gossague says you will be home in
6 weeks the news Come from Huntington [2]
last week that there was 6 hundred
thousand men to be discharged we got
the news hear that tha got jef davis
we only hope that it ma be so
we got your Cloth last friday tha wer
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all right when tha Came home
Ellie wants you to get her a ring
all at presant I commit you in
gods Care good by for a short time

Martha Benson

We want you to get photograps
taken in solger uniform and send them
home to us Martha Benson I will write
a few lines on Marthas letter my
paper is all and I did not know it
you know nearly all from the girls
but I must write some too it is
warm here to day every thing looks
beautiful but the nats they do
bite too bad we are just wonder
ing if you have nats there too
we are well at this time hoping
this may find you in good health
I think a great deal about you
and pray for your return soon
that god keep and bless you and
now I must bid you good bye Mollie Benson

  1. Clover Creek, Blair County, Pennsylvania
  2. Huntington County
May 21, 1865


Residence (County): 
Blair County, PA
Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Blair County, PA


Co. E, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Blair County, PA


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 
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Transcription/Proofing Info

Bambi Whitaker
Transcription Date: 
October, 2012
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2012

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