[1] [Headquarters] 19    [Reg’t. Co.] F
[Camp] [Leandeor?]    [186]2
Sat March 8th

Dear Sister
I received your
Welcome letter last night it
Was with pleasure to me to
Hear from you once more you
Will not have to write meny
more letters to us I hope we
shall be to home very soon  I hope
the rebels are geting the very d_d
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I was glad to hear that you
had got the box & evry thing  was
in good condision I feel proud
of the complement that Zelmira
gave me about my likeness.

P.S. Sunday the 9th
O hannah it is a plesent day
hear it seames like summer
the burds are singing their
songs of sweet holy
melody hour harts are overcome
with joy to morrow we march
into the battle field may that
day be a glorious day to us when
it comes I trust that evry
man will performe evry duty
that will rest on him I do not
now whare we shall go yet
tha say that we are going to
cross the patomac river some
say that we are going to Washington
I doant carr where we go I
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Am ready to follow the
rest there is going to be
a grand moove on the
potomac river next weak I
hope evry efforte that is
maid will be for our good &
benfiet - you must excuse
me for not writeing more
this time  good bye untill [s?]
you hear from me in my next
I will write soon as I can
Good. By.

With kind reguard
Your Friend

Jacob A Blackington

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Co. F, 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Residence (County): 
Norfolk County, MA


Residence (County): 
Bristol County, MA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Jennifer Felder
Transcription Date: 
May, 2015
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2016

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