Frederick Md. July 19/63 My Dearest Wife I came here yesterday from Boonsboro am stopping at the city hotel I reported to a Doctor this morning who attends sick + wounded officers, who gave me some medicine
Headquarters 19th Regt Near Alexandria Va Dec 28th 1862 Sunday Evening [ ? ] forgotten Friend Hatt I received your letter soon after date Dec 19th but postponed an answer for this reason I had no stamps sent after them to Washington and Alexandria but failed to get them consequently your answer was delayed.
1st Camp near the battlefield Fair Oaks, Va June 14th /62 Dear Parents I was happy yesterday to find that the mail contained a letter for me from home but happier to hear you were all well I have not done any duty since the battle
Camp of Mich. 2 Near Yorktown, Va Apr. 14 1862 Dear Mother: Here we are before Yorktown & have been lying here since the 5 What I supposed to be only to change position proved to be a general advance. We wise two days in marching here (a distance of 24 miles).
Three Miles from Fort Monroe Va. Camp of Mich. 2 April 3d 1862. Dear Mother Well here I am way down at Fortress Monroe, with my portfolio on my knees writing to you. I am sitting on the ground or rather on my blanket with my feet stuck out in front, under out shelter tent. This tent is a novel concern. Each man has an oilcloth blanket about six feet long by three & one half wide.
Camp Michigan Fairfax Co Virginia March 1st 1862 My Dear Parents Once more I have the privelages of addressing you. Since writing my last we have been unusualy buisy. Measles have continued to increase