Frankfort Ky oct 7th /62
Dear Brother I now take
this oppertynity of informing
that I am well at resent
hoping that these few lines
may find you all Enjoying
the same state of Health
I Recieved your letter while at
Louisville but I Hardly had time
to Read it for we had to March
and have been Marching
ever since we are now at Frank
fort the Capitol of Ky we had
two skirmishes with the Rebels
on the Road but they were of
small account there was Eight
Rebels Killed & we took 15 of them
Prisoner and as many horses they
Killed none of our men but they
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took a few of our Cavelry Prisoner
among them was a Lieutennant
we Expected they would make a stand
here at frankfort but they left
when they heard we was Comming
and we Expect they will make
a stand at Lebanan Ky about 100
miles from here their Governer Dilivered
his inaugeral Adress and was to
take his seat but we spoiled
their fun
I must now Close
for the mail leaves
in five minutes
there is fifty Dollars
of mine on the Road
Tell Mary

October 7, 1862


Co. K, 77th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Lancaster County, PA


Residence (County): 
Lancaster County, PA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
September, 2012

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