Wiser, Alphonso H. – Undated

Michigan Civil War Collection


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Regiment: 9th Michigan Cavalry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: I will be saving of my money and send it to you and if you let any out father [ ? ] will tell you how to let it to and see to it and I will make it rite with him when I come the first of next month I will draw 20 dollars more then I will send it to you and so I will try to send it every pay day I kept 10 dollars the other pay day and if I hadent I guess I should have starved to deth for I had no apetite to eat any thing but milk and butter so I bought a quart of milk every day and some butter and got bread at the cook house so I lived for some time payed 40 bts a pound for butter 10 bts for milk a quart so you see it cost me some to live but now I can stand it to eat the stuff at the table so I dont spend any more [ ? ] any one cant tell what a soldier has to go throught with in the armey until they try it I can say for me I have tried it for one year and 4 months I have had the cance to try it for 8 months rite in the brunt all the time I have gon for 5 days and nits and never eat one mouthful for I couldant git it and in a fite every 2 or 3 days in the bargan but that part is the smalest part of soldring the fiting part is Well Sina I will close for this time so Good by rite soon from Convalescent               A. H. Wiser 2. Ward Camp to        L M Wiser Camp Nelson Ky        my pet Sina for I am in rether sufering condition for sum that is so but I have wated so long and I can wait longer Sina it would be a grate temptation to me to sleep with you Now know for it