9 1862
Sunday November

Camp Near little
Washington VA
Dear Wife i
take the opertunetey
of writing a few
lines to you i hope
thay will finde
you all well as
thay leave us at
present I receaved
your kind letter
dated the 30 Nov severl
days agow but I
hav not had the chance
to answer it that
money was very [exceptable?]
[page 2]
I wrote you a letter
on the 28 october i
hope you hav got
it I wrote Hugh
Rae on the first Nov
I hope he has got that
as he did not get the
last . I did not write
all that i should like
to hav wrote to Hugh
Rea as i should hav
bin to late fore
the mail we left
that night that I
wrote to Hugh Rea
and crost the river
we hav had it pretey
hard all week the
weather is giting colde
hear thare is ise hear
[page 3]
we hav bin [pohing?]
the rebles up all weeke
we hav had some pretey
sharpe worke with
them but we hav
not lost a man in
our rigment yet
thoe we may loose
some at aney moment
the rest hav lost
severl men I know
not how meney we
hav not got a moment
to call our one our
horses our sadled night
and day the sadles
hav onley bin off them
two nights sin ce we
crost the river we are
sadled up now
[page 4]
expecting to leave
at aney moment
some of the rigment
are out now I now
not when i shall hav
hav the chance to mail
it thare has not bin
a mail left our rigment
since we crost the river
I told Hugh Rae
to keepe fiftey dollers
fore our anney in case
she needed it our giv
her it as she wantes
it the rest will be
fore you if aney
thing hapens me I
hope you will never
see [??] want I am
sorey to hear that
the old man is so unwell
your Husband
Wm Band

November 9, 1862


Co. I, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry
Residence (County): 
Delaware County, PA


Residence (County): 
Delaware County, PA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Messick
Transcription Date: 
January, 2014
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2014

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