November the 21 1864
Monday morning it rains fast and
it is the 4 day of raining to at that
i got my boots about the right
time and i got your this morning
and i comenced riting right away
as quick as i read the letter we
have not done any thing for two
or three days harisons box ad been
opened to they open them all before
we get them they ad left me about
one pound of appls and the same of
dried currants and some of the cakes
th we are laying in the same plase
as wen i rote last and if we have
to lay on the ground all winter
the ospitil will soon bee full of
soldiese but i hope we shall get
better quarters soon i am well
att present and hope to keep so for
it is a poor place to bee sick down
hear or else ware in the army
but i hope the thing will
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settled by spring if not they
will not have many soldiers
to fight i think o you can give
to all inquiring friends i will
rite to you g again in afew days
you need not send me any more
invelopes yet you can send
a shete of paper as before in
your letter i cannot think of
new to rite about at present
only i should this war to close this
winter i should to know if mrs
brown is at metcalfs yet bladging
and winking like a toad in a
lime pile you can give my best
respects to the old trunch and
i must come to a close for this
time so good by for the present
with my respects to you and
my little girl the one that i so
often think on and look at in my
pocket so god by for this
time and hope for better futer

November 21, 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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