Camp Near Sharpsburg Md Sunday Eve Octo. 21st 1863 My dear Florence I write just after a visit From an “orderly” who bears bore an shunt but [ ? ] [ ? ] message in his hand from our Col. “Commandments of Companies will be prepared to Move tonight with 3 days [ ? ] victories.”
Camp at Blackfords Ford Md. Sept. 25th 1862 My Dear Florence Two of your letters came this morning. The first mail I have received since leaving Washington. I know you must have written.
Harrisons Bar: James River July 5, 1862 My own dear Florence, No one unless initiated as we are can comprehend all the various perplexities which arise, when one attempts to write. When I try to look over the events of the past 10 days I can hardly realize that we have passed through such a terrible scene.
Camp near New Bridge Va June 10th 1862 My dear Florence Here still + with no Prospect of a speedy movement. Our Division is quietly encamped + aside from picket duty + working parties have little to do.
Camp in the field 35 miles from Richmond May 12th 1862 My Mary To day I received three letters from you. they were the first I have had in more than a week. May 14th As I had got thus far fall in sings out our Orderly and off we go.