Phelps, George – September 5, 1865

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 7th Michigan Infantry

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Sodus Sep the 5 1865

Dear Brother and Sister
I now take my pen
in hand to tell you that
we are all well a pres
ant and hope you are
the same I am verry
anxious to come out
to see you and Shall be
thare soon I am wating
for the wether to get
cooler for it is so dry
and hot I am afraid to
start yet we havenot had
onley one shour since the
25 of July Every thing
is drying up a grate meny
are cuting up their corn aredy

I want you to write
as soon as you get this
and tell me the near
est Railroad Station to you
that I may know whare
to Stop that I may
not go out of the way
Clarks folks are all
well at presant Icaacs
Andrews are all in good
health at presant I
wood write more but
i hav not time to
write I wish you
wold write to
Joseph and tell him
that I shall be out
to your house and I
should like to see
him and Marget as
I Shant hav time to
go and see him to G Phelps
Maria Doyle I Phelps

[On Envelope:]

Mr Ezra B. Phelps
Ingham Co