Washington City DC March 19th 1865 Dear Uncle Joh & Aunt Caroline & All the friends it is Sunday & having nothing else to do and being lonesome I concluded to write you a few lines thinking a letter from a soldier might be acceptable
Fredericksburg Va May 18, 1864 Dear Brother, I’ll attempt to write but little at this time. but just give a faint outline You of course know that we are still in the [ ? ] of battle. it has raged fearfully for a number of days. and there are an immence quantity of wounded.
Dear Father I will send you these chestnuts and some Persimmon seeds I saved quite a number but they got smashed in my pocket and these are all that are left perhaps you would like try them to see if they will grow I presume it would be as well to lay them up till spring they will not need any freezing
Head Qrs 2d Brigade 1st Div: 5 Corps June 4th 1863 Respectfully reforwarded I have the honor to report that I thought by sending this communication direct to Head Qrs of Cavalry Corps
Campnear Falmouth Va May 24th /63 Dear Parents Yours of the 12th was duly received and I was very glad to hear that you all was well. I am well as usual. which is the best of health. We have just came in off picket and we had a pleasant time of it too