falls Hill oct 10
my Dear wife i take
the pleasure of wrighting
a few lines to let
you now that we are
all well hoping this will
finde you all the same
i was very sorry to
leave you the way
i did [but?] i was [compell?]
to due so in witch
you are well aware
of i should hav given
moste anything to hav
sean you before we
left but a Soldger a
Soldger whare ever he
is we went up the
potomick as fare as the
chane bridge and
[page 2]
croste over into
verginnia and fetched
up at falls hill
we are betwene tow
or three miles from
falls church the rebbles
are just beyound
that so you se that
we are crawling up
clos to them now
we hav a grate
meney troopes hear
thay are still pushing
on feather i expect
thay will hav a
brush before menney
days the infintry
are about hear in
grate numbers
i only wright these
few lines to let
you now ware
we are at
[page 3]
i receved ritchard
letter on tuesday
morning and was
glad to se that he
was gitting along
so well i should
like to send him
one if i had time
i will wright agane
in a few days bill
will wright in a day
ore tow
we are incamped
witch stillwell
he wants you to
let me now weather
his wife got his muney
and sertifecet or not
he says he sends
letters but gets
now answers he
is well.
[page 4]
he is witch captan
Robeson i want
you to send me
some poste stampes
let me now how
you made out
i hope you got
home safe let me
now wat thay
charged you fore
youre lodgeing
youre efectnate
William Band
Direct your letters
same as the last
till i send you
word to change

October 10, 1861


Co. I, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry
Residence (County): 
Delaware County, PA


Residence (County): 
Delaware County, PA


From State: 
From Municipality: 


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Messick
Transcription Date: 
January, 2014
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2014

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