October the 24th 1864
Deer wife and child i take
another opertunity of riting to you
hoping that those few lines will find
you in good good health as it leaves me
in good health at present i reseveid
your letter the 24th and was glad
that i ad not rote to the old
country yet but i will tell her what
i that think when i do rite when you
get my letters you will see who i
voted for i ment to send the votes
home in the last letter but i forgot
to put them in it before i closed
it but may bee you will find
them in this if i dont forget them
harison underwood says that he as
sent home after some things and
if they get them ready i dont know
but you ad better put them together
in one box then it wil bee
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cheaper for us boath i think
but i want wan you to get them
ready as soon as you can and about
my pay you will see in them other
letters that i have sent if i ad had
a discharge from the ospitill i could
have got it but i did not so
i will get it next month i supose
i am going to rite to metcalf some
of these days i got some papers on
sunday from steves and he told me to [in margin: direct as before]
keep is letters so i expect him back
before long i now want you to tell
me weather it was franks mary
morris robs mother you did not say
witch and about bill browns directions
you did not send me the directions
i want the letter of is company
and the number of is redgement and
place where he is this is after dinner
i ad beef stake for dinner of[f] the fore
leg and some pork and hard tack so no
f more frome me at present give my respect
to all the folks and my little girl to god by

October 24, 1864


Co. A, 2nd New York Heavy Artillery
Residence (County): 
Oneida County, NY


Residence (County): 
Oneida County, NY
Residence (County): 
Oneida County, NY


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
New York
To Municipality: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Kristen Carroll
Transcription Date: 
November, 2013
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2014

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