Camp Near Beverly ford
August the 8 /63
Dear parents
I Seat my Self with pleshure
to pen you a fieu lines in return
to your welcome letter of the 26th
July. from which I was pleased to
lern that your are still in good
helth your letter found me in good
health and again in the foresaken
State of Verginia and on the banks
of the mutch dreded Rapehanac
river. well in the first place I must
State that I was mutch pleased
to lern from your last letter
that you are Still able to
Stand a days cradeling I had
thought you was rather oald
for Sutch work.
I was alsow pleased to lern
that Mr Tobias had ben
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taken home and buryed
as I have no peticular news
to acquaint you of at the
present time I suppose you
will have to be Sadisfied with
a Short letter. but haint
that a good joke on betsey
Tombs. tell her She Shall
call it after me fore
Shure ore Some other general
and tell her She Shall
pull him up as soon as
possable and Send him down
here to help kill the Johnneys
and eat oald mrs Lincolns
p[??] and Salt pork and [1]
[??]n he will be a sound egg
I will alsow State that
D Thompson is well and
sends his compliments to
you. I would like to no
why Michael and Frankline
dont write to me anny more
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tell D R P Swaney
that I recieved a leter from
him when wee wer on the
march to M.D. but hadent
time answer it yet but I
will write to him in a day
or two
well I think I shall close
fore the presant hopeing to
here frome you soon yours
as ever J P C Hartman
Geo Hartman
Sophia Hartman

2d Division
3d Army Corps
Care capt Jonston. A.Q.m.

  1. Stained at the beginning of this and the next line
August 8, 1863


Co. C, 110th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Bedford County, PA


Residence (County): 
Bedford County, PA
Residence (County): 
Bedford County, PA


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Michael Ellis
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