Camp Near
Brandy station va
March 14 1864

My Dear Wife
I take this opportunty
of writing a few
lines to you hoping
thay will find you
all well as thay leave
us at Present I
wrote you a letter
on the sixt 6 of this
month I received you[r]
paper dated th 4 this
month evry thing is
quiet hear at Present
Gen Grant was up
hear last week at
Gen meads head Quarters
I did not get to see
him veary few sean
[page 2]
Gen Kill Patrick men
are ariving hear evry
day now a lot whint
up this morning
I was over to se
James cliff yestrday
I sean all but bill
Gray i did not se
hime he was away
so that i did not get
to see him Bob chadwick
has gon home on a
furlough he will be
back in a day ore
two the weather is
fine hear just now
thoe it has bin very
wett some days agow
this is a miserable
camping ground hear
I would not like
to stay hear in the
hot season
[page 3]
There seams to
be veary littel gowing
on in the armey just
now but how long
things will reamin so
time alone will tell
if you se Mrs Byram
you can tell her that
John Byram has
not had a lettr
fore this four 4 weeks
he is in grate
[way?] over it he is
up hear evry day to
se if aney comes fore
him I see that thay
hav orderd all woma
woman to leave this
armey of the potomac
and all Passes are
revoked to citisens
that looks like
dowing some thing soone
[page 4]
I expect I shall
be receaving a lettr
from you about
th time that i
mail this letter
we hav to mail them
hear at men our
batalion about three 3
o clock that is the
time thay gow fore
the mail
Giv my loove and
respects to all

no more at Present
Frome your affectnate
Husband Wm Band
To His Wife MA Band

March 14, 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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