Wednesday August 19th

Camp Near warrington
city VA

My Dear Wife
I take this opportunety
of writing A few lines
to you hoping thay will
find you All well
as thay leave us At
Present that long looked
fore day came At
last we got Paid yester
day four 4 mounth Pay
sixty eight $68 dollers I
sent you fifty $50 dollers
I may probly send you
a littel more of it in
a letter I sent the other
by Adims express last
[page 2]
we have not got the
reseats yet that are
not Paid four I expect
you will hav to Pay
fore them when you
get the monney At chester
Please send me word when
you get it and let me
know how much you
Pay fore it I expect
we shall get the reseats
to day I will not promis
you any more this Pay
as I owe some littel
Bills hear uncel sam
ows us nearly two month
more I wrote you a
letter A few days agow
I hope you got it I
think we shall not
lay hear long as all
the troops are fauling back
[page 3]
I made a misstake
when i told you that
we ware the second
Brigade We are the
first Bridage second
Division second cavalry
corps our Bridage has
increased three rigiments
first 1 Maryland cavalry
first 1 New jearsey cav
first 1 Massechutes cav
first 1 Rdisland cav
first 1 Penselvania cav
Third 3 Penselvania cav
sixt 6 ohio cavalry
so that our Brigade
numbers seven regiments
commanded By col
J B McIntosh at Present
we hav only got one
major commanding our riment
At Present oo G Robeson
[page 4]
I will now Bring
my letter to a close
so no more At Present
from your Affectnate
Husband Wm Band
To his Wife M A Band

I fore got to mention
James Band in my last
litters send my best
respects up thair
th men are making
thair money fly like
dirt th sutlers are
charging anenormes
Prises forty 40 cents Per
fore one Pouund cheese
and evry thing in like

August 19, 1863


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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