Camp Marcy Nov 21.18.61
my Dear wife
I hav just receved
your kinde letter
stating your ware all
will hoping thease few
lines will finde you
all the same as thay leave
ous at present I sent
you twenty dollers this moing
in a letter it should hav
gon on tuesday morning
but the sergan misied them
I sent you five with bills
he sent it with ademes
expres this after noone
we hav all bought gloves
I donte want no stockens
the weathr is very cold hear
your Husband Wm Band
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[1] my Dear Husband Upland Nov the 20 1861
I now sit don to write a few lins
to you I hope thay will find you
in good health as thay leave us all
at prasent I reeved your kind letter
dated the 15 and I was glad to hear
from you I had to pay 3 cents for it
to was so big I thoug you ware sending
me som money in it I dont want you
to by aney thing when you get pade
I am going to send you and will gloves
and stockings and tell Josph Dalton not
to buy aney thin his mother is sending
to him and the rest are going to send
I expect you have heard of the captur
of Mason and Slidell [hit?] as causd grate
rejoysing hear I have not got much time to
write to day I will write a gain and
send you more in my next I want to
get my stockings redey for I think about
you these could day and gorg Clark says
he is sorey for me but I must close so
good by I remain your affectionate wife
Mary A Band
giv this Mrs Band
I sent 2 papers last friday
I send you 3 stamp in this

  1. Mary Ann Band to William Band
November 21, 1861


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


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


From Note: 
Camp Marcy


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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