Saturday . Nov 29 . 62

Camp At Staford
Corte House. VA

My Dear Wife
I take this opertunety
of writing a few lines
to you I hope thay
will finde you all well
as thay leave us At present
I receved your kinde
and welcome letter last
night dat th 14 Nov and
was glad to hear that
you ware all well
you say that Hugh
has pade you fiftey
dollers I am glad to
hear that to know
that he is a giting along
so well he need
[page 2]
Not hav bin in no
grate hurrey as i think
you ware not in need
of it . I hope he did
not think so you
tell mee that you
hav bought a barell
of [flower?] I think
it would be a good
moove to lay in a
good store of provisions
as things will not be
aney lowe ths winter
but it is not nesery
fore mee to tell you
that to do you know
best what is right
what will sute you
will also do mee
I hope you will
not lett your self
want fore aney thing
while we hav this money
[page 3]
I hope that I will
hav fiftey more fore
you to spend ore do
as you think proper
soone uncle Sam
owes us fore five
monts i think he
will soone be able
to setel up with us
we hav had a miserable
wett week this week the
roades are in a [verey?]
bad condishen in this
parte of verginnia thare
is no more then we
can expect in verginnia
I was over to see
Bob Chadwick last
sunday he is in the
hundred and forteenth 14 PA
I seene Josiah Chadwick
of [manuenp?] tom [Bligh?]
elick [Bross?] of upland
[page 4]
Bob has a good
job he is bregade
wheelright he is well
the rest are all well
bob wants you to let
James know that he
is well [?????] Chadwick
wants you to let his
mother know that he
is well thay all send
thare best respectes to all
old smith of upland was
hear last night george
[wessele?] was hear to day
thay are all well and
send thare best respectes
Isaac wilde got his discharge
to day his farther has
got him a commishen
i expect he will be home
in a day ore two I
will know Bring my letter
to a close giv my respects
to all your affectnate
Husband Band

November 29, 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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