Mc connelsburg Fulton County Penn February 13 1865

My Dear Beloved Wife

it is with Pleasure that I

take my penn in hand to inform you that I

am still amongst the land of the living and futher

I am well at presant time and I hope that

when these few lines reaches you that it May find

you all injoying the Same Blessing and futher I received

your kind letter yesterday and was verry glad to hear

from you that you was all well you had in your

letter that My aunt was Dead I am verry sorry to

hear it But we al have to Die Some Day and you

said that old Jimmy Springer wife was Dead to

is gimmy Springer watching on the railroad yet

I wish you let me no how he is getting a long and the

rest of the railroaders John loxley and Harry Paul you

wrote to Me that all had listed I am sorry to

hear it I tell you that he will Be sorry for it

More than most he had no need to go he was

not in the Draft if he had Benn in the

Draft I would not have Blamed him for going But

he can do as he Pleases for my Part But he will ru

it More than a thousand times he had a good home

and a good Father and A good Mother two him

he dos not now how good he has it at home But

he will find it out Before he is in the army one

year we have it nice Solgern here were we are

But not in front of Peters Burg I gess it aint

so nice

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you said that uncle wash had a notion to

list in your letter and you had in that

there was eight or ten More had listed you can

can tell uncle wash that I wrote him a letter

I dont no wether he got it or not he Did not

write Me an answer enny how I gess he Dosent

Care for Me enny More But you can tell him

that I am well you wrote to Me wonst that

christ miller and ira keller and gim Martin had

Been taken Prisnors is it correct or not I would

like to no it the Boys are all well in this company

Horris liften Barger is coming home in a cople of Days

I will not get home on the fifteenth of this Month

I Dont no what Day of the Month I will get

home you will See me when I come But it wont

Be Menny weeks till I come So I think I

will Bring My scribling to a close So no More But

remain your affectionate Husband Zachariah Bamberger

Dont forget and write soon so no more

Mcconnelsburg Fulton County Penn

Zachariah Bamberger

Barbara Bamberger

Write soon Dont

forget good By so no more

February 13, 1865


Co. F, 201st Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Cumberland County, PA


Residence (County): 
Cumberland County, PA


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Bambi Whitaker
Transcription Date: 
September, 2012
M. Ellis
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