Clarksburgh W Va Aug 28/65
Dear friends
Neoma & M. J. Compton
I take my pen in hand to let you
know that I am in good health
& hope theas fiew lines will find
you all in the best of health & hart
Our regiment has got all of their
Mustering our papers ready for
to muster us out & the word came
to the camp that we was a going to be
mustered out this afternoon & I think
that we will & I supose that we
will leave here a gin morning for haris
burgh or pittsburgh & I doant know which
but I think Harisburgh I will right
a gane when we arive there & as soon
as we ar mustred out & know whare
we ar a going to brown will right
& you will here he is well &
all of our marchand boys
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I havent got eany of your
letters that you rote since
the one you rot on the 15th I may
get 1 to day from you you
neadent to right to me for I will
harley get eny more I think we
will get home a gin next sunday
if not suner We haf had nice
wether since we came here &
this is a clear morning I will
close for this time to get it
in the office yours with
much regard
John .W. Compton

August 28, 1865


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


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


From State: 
West Virginia
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Michael Ellis
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