[1] I will try and tell you
how I am getting along
Well I am not very well
to day picketing is rather hard
for me We have to stand
twenty four the squad that
I was posted with was stationed
on the bank of bull run
creek out in the open field
it was a sharp prety night
and the wind drew up through
the valey and it was enough
to pierce a fellow to death
I took a hard cold and am most
sick although I can eat my
rations I think I shall be
able for duty in a day or
to I dont want you to worry
about me there is a good
deal of sickness in the regi-
-ment some have died we
[Page 2]
left one of our men in Washin-
gton he has died since
I want you to do the best
you can for your self and
tell me how you are getting
along take good cair of
the children and Keep them
out of the whooping cough if
you can if they cant go to
school they must try and
read there book at home
I got a letter from Walter
a few days ago he said he
was well I wrote to him
the same I did to you last
tell Webb to be a good boy
and learn his book and
try and write all a letter to
me Mary and Martha must
be good girls Kiss both for me
Write as soon as you can
and I will do the same
Lyman Beebe

  1. The remaing pages bear no date or salutation and were probably part of earlier letters


Co. C, 151st Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Susquehanna County, PA


Residence (County): 
Susquehanna County, PA


To State: 
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Transcription/Proofing Info

Bambi Whitaker
Transcription Date: 
December, 2012
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2013

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