November 30, 1864 Bowling Green, Kentucky Letter number nine Dear Wife, I will write a few lines tonight to let you know that I have not forgotten one who I know is thinking of me day and night. I am well and enjoying myself as well possible under such circumstances. We have been marching over two weeks and it is a hard pull for new soldiers like us.
Nashville Tenn June 6 /62 Dear Sister i received yours of the first to day and was glad to hear that you were all well and that our folks were a doing well i hope they will continue to do so.. i shall in the hospital for som time and mabe all summer for the docttor there is no use of sending men out in the sun to to do duty that cannot sand it i just as leaf say here
White House Va. May 17th 1862 My Dear Mary. I do not know when another opportunity to write you will come. and thought I do not fell feel like writing, “the present is all I have.” Last Thursday we came here only five miles from Cumberland, or Indian Pt. Landing.
Fort Lyon Nov 20th 1861 My Dear Wife I will this morning commense to write to you again my weekly letter I am glad that you have at last got where a letter will find you and I shall look for a letter from you evry week
1861 Arlington Heights, Aug. 25 Dear Mother: I rec’d your letter Thursday. I was sent to the War Department, & I thought I would see I could find out anything about Morris. I went to the Hospital at Columbia College. I found that he had been there but I was too late. Morris Wheelock is dead.