Phelps, George – March 21, 1865

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 7th Michigan Infantry

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Christian Commission
“This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, tact Christ Jesus came in the world to
save sinners; of whom I am chief.”

2 division 2 Corps ambulance train
march the 21 1865
Dear wife inow sit down to
rite a few lines to you to let
know that iam well ihave
waiting with great anxiety for
the last five days to get aletter
from you but have been
sadly disappointed and so to
day ithought iwould rite
alittle to you ihave not
had a letter since the 13 and
iam very anxious to get one
and ihope the next mail
will fetch me one for ihave
not herd any thing about the
money that isent you but
iwant to hear very bad and
hope ishal soon we are in the

same place whare iwas when
irote last but iam expecting
amove every day but ihope
ishal get some mail before
we leave her thare is no news
to rite so you must excuse
ashort letter this time from
your affectionate husband
George Phelps

[On Envelope:]

Mrs George Phelps
Dansville Ingham Co