In Camp at
Warrenton City
V. A
Jan 2 nd 1864

Dear Wife sisters
and Brothers I
take this opportunety
of Writing a few
lines to you hoping
thay will find you
all well as thay leave
us at Present
hav just receaved
your letter dated 27
and note I call it
a note as it is not
dated I am glad
to hear that you
all enjoyed christmis
so well and that
all things came of[f] well
[page 2]
I am glad to
hear that Richard
can use my skates
so well I should like
hav bin glad to se
him skate on them
I should be glad
to hear of our anne
geting up to see charles
I got her letter a
few days agow same
day as i Posted one
fore you evry thing
is gowing on hear about
the same Pickiting all
the time we hav just
came in to night after
four days Picket we
ware nearley frose last
night out on the
mountain Picketing
the weather is veary
cold hear
[page 3]
you ast me
if aney of us wants
wants aney thing Boots
and aney thing else you
ast me that last winter
we hav bin nearly
all Bair footed in
this Brigade lately
and regiment I neaver
sean so meny men bair
footed in my life this
time of year it was
aful to se men dowing
duty these cold night
with out boots talk
about rebels thay could
not be much worse
then our men hav bin
hear the most of our
men hav got Boots
now but one ore
two I beleave I
think thay will get to
[page 4]
I wish you would
send me them gloovse
and a capciver to
turne the rain off
my neack thay hav
capes to thay are
about twenty five 25
cents I hav lost my
gloovs since i last
wrote Warrenton is
forty five 45 miles
from Washington we
hav no captain Lt
Hyle is in command
of our company Lt
colonal James is in
command of our

you affectnate Husband
Wm Band

January 2, 1864


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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