March the 2 1865
Deer wife and child i take the
opertunity of riting to you hoping that
these few lines will find you in good
health as it leaves in good health
at present i rescevid your letter
the same day that underwood
got is and i read is letter to the
same morning whe wure boath going
on pecket that same morning
to watch the Jonneys as usual
i have got eight months pay the
last of Janury and i have sent
one hundred and fifty home by addams
express i sent it by a catlick minister
to citty point to express and i
expressed to metcalf i got a
168 dollars and i owed the settler
six dollars and kept 12 for
myself and i have 3 months
more due me now and 40 dollars
bounty and whe are mustered
for it but i dont know when
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we shall get it there is some
talk of us leaveing the front
but weather there is any truth
in it or not i cannot tell
but i hope their is the
rebs deserts very fast in front us
i should think that would
cripple them very fast i guess
that you have got all the
letters i have sent you need
not pay andrew youngs atall
i think if i ad owed him any thing
he would found out before 2 years
after i want to know wat a
costs if it dont have a stamp
on it i think you rote underwood
a great deel larger letter than
mine was rite to me as soon
as you get the money take
wat you want of it and use wat
you want and give the rest to
the squir give my best respects
to all inquirers i must close for this
time good by to you and my little
girl hoping to bee at home soon

March 2, 1865


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


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


From State: 


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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