Peters Burg Feb 18th 1865 virginia
Dear Brother
I will write a few
liens to let uens Know that i
Received your letter yester Day
and was Glad to hear from home
againe and was Glad to hear
that youens whare well i Kin
Say the Same at present time
hoping when this Comes to had
it may finde youens all the
Same at home Jeff you Said in
your letter that ellis was going
to inlist and Com to our
Regt tell him that he whould
Better Stay at hom as long as
he Could Jeff i wish i Could
Be at home to go Slaying this
winter But i Sing [1] it whounde
Be long till i Kin Com home
againe Jeff i Cante write much
this time for thare hainde enny
news at present So i will
Com to a Close for this time
write Sune
i remaine your true Brother as ever
So Goot Bye and
write Sune
[page 2]
Samuel. P. Hartman
Co. E. 49. Regt. P.V.
1 Div. 3 Bri 6 Corps
washington .D.C.

Jeff that nores i Receved
i will Send it Back
as Sune as i am Don
with it

Jeff encloest you will
finde Som raw Cottin
with the Seeds you
take Som of the Seeds
and plant them in a
Crock and Keepe it in a warm roon

See if it woundent grow

  1. Sing = think
February 18, 1865


Co. E, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Snyder County, PA


Co. I, 49th Pennsylvania or the 30th Pennsylvania Militia
Residence (County): 
Snyder County, PA


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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
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