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Petroleum Ritchie Co W. Va Aug 16/65
Mrss Neoma & Mary J Compton
Dear friends
I take my pen this afternoon to let you
know I still injoy good health & hope
that heas fiew lines will find you injoying
the same blessing I received a letter from
you to day that you rote on the 3 it has been
a long time on the road I havent much
importents to right this time. I havent got
my furlow yet but I am looking evry day
for it & I think when I get it it woant
be meny days till you will se me But if
I was surtin that we wood be mustred out
in a couple of weeks I woodent go home but
we cant believe eany thing we do hear eny
more Neoma I think it is a bout time you wood soon
ceep that Bee house locked for them boxes
wood be easy taken out & ceryed off
We ar all well From your friend
John W. Compton

Date: 
August 16, 1865
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. B, 74th Pennsylvania Infantry
Rank: 
private
Residence (County): 
Indiana County, PA

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Indiana County, PA
Residence (County): 
Indiana County, PA

From

From State: 
West Virginia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Ritchie

To

To State: 
Pennsylvania
To County: 
Indiana

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
October, 2013
Proof Date: 

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