Camp Near
Brandy Station V A
March 6th 18.64

My Dear Wife
I take the opportunty
of writing a few
lines to you hoping
thay will find you
all well as thay leave
us at Present I
hav just Received your
kind and welcome letter
dat March 3rd and was
glad to hear that you
ware all well and
that you had received
that money all right
I also received your
letter dat F 26th some
days agow
[page 2]
you ast me if we
hav aney colonal we
hav not got aney with
us colnol McIntosh
is our colonal he is
at dismounted camp
Lt. col. Jones is at Harris
Burg recruting so that
our regiment is without
any colonol Major
Robeson is in command
of our regiment Major
Walsh is also hear
we hav two more compneys
up hear with us thay
came up yesterday Major
walsh is in command
of this Batallion four
companeys I. G Band L
the rest of th regiment
is down at Gen Patrick
[page 3]
Lt [Hoyle?] has bin
in command of our compney
ever since Walsh left
us I do not know
ho will be in command
now he is acting
adjutant fore our major
Walsh so that we hav
not got aney But the
ordley sargeant we hav
not Picket duty hear
we hav guard duty
I am vear soreay that
the Major came up hear
we shall not hav it
so nice as we hav had
hear thoe it will be
Better then Warrington
you[r] Bill and Bill campbe[ll]
was over to se James
cliff and Bill Gray yestr
day thay are well
[page 4]
I wrote a letter to
our anney a few days
agow I mad a mistake
I Put Mrs instead of
Miss as i was in a
hury I thought of
it aftre i had Posted
it evry thing seams
to be quiet after
this Raid Killpatrick
did not make out so
well as we ware in
hopes he would do
thoe he don veary well
John Byran is safe
Guard not far from
hear thare is two fine
[Guards?] thair
no more at Present
from you affectnate
Husband WM Band
To His
Wife M.A Band

March 6, 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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