Sunday No the 13 1864
My Dear wife I This
Day Take the oppertunity
of writing you A Line
To Let you know that
I am very well at preset
and i hope that this
Few Lines may find you
enjoying good health I was
very sory to hear that you
wer not well when you
wrote the Last Letter
but I hope that you will
be better when you get
this Letter and father I
am going to Let you
know that you wanted
me to Let you know
what we hav got to eat
we have got prety plenty
to eat but it is not
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Like at home yet
we have hard tack and
pork and bread and
beans and mackerall and
Codfish and fresh beef and
potatos and onions and
readbeets but we aint
got it Like at home
and i want you to Send
me a box of somthing
to eat some time ore
other and send me a pair
of gloves as soon as you
can get them and if
you get very sick Let
me know it and i can
get A furlow and come
home but you must
be prety bad and you
cant make it A Little
wers then it is because
the agutend reads the Letter
[page 3]
if it wrote bad he
will give me afurlow
because he said if their
is somthing very bad
he will give a furlow
their has a coupl got
one all ready i[f?] the
Letter stats the Case
very bad he will give
one i guiss we will
get paid off this
week and i will
have 4 month pay to
draw [4?]4 dollars to draw
at once and i thought
io would write to you
to Day their was one of
my old companions came
to see me and we went
to a oyster saloon and
he treated to a stew of
oysters and some Cakes
[page 4]
I have Some very good
Feriends out hear
if i aint got eney
money i can get some
from them.

[?] And now i amd
going to Send you
sonthing you will
Like to See and this
is what I voted fore
the 8 Day of November
and I want you to
wair it on your dress
in place of breast pin
untill i Come home
i want you not to
neclected doing it fore
he must be carid on
my coat to out hear
and i want you to wear
him Let me know as soon
as you get it wheather
you got it or not and Let
me know wheather you
are going to cary him or
not if you dont you will pleas me

November 13, 1864


Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Lancaster County, PA


Residence (County): 
Lancaster County, PA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
February, 2012
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
September, 2012

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