Creative spelling corrected for clarity. It is with pleasure that I seat myself this morning to drop you a few lines to let you know that we are still among the living and enjoying good health up to the present time hoping when they lines come to hand, they will find you all well and enjoying good health. The weather is very wet hereand the boys are all getting tired laying in their houses although with good spirits rejoicing over the good news over the good work that Sheridan is doing.
He is gaining victories almost every day. He has been very successful for some time and I think he will soon strike Petersburg and Richmond with a blow that will decide the question. The rebs cant get force enough to keep him from coming here. There was twenty-five rebs came over day before yesterday after noon.They said they were coming to make peace. There was a small fight on the left again. Our men advanced the linesand took forty-three prisoners. Daniel, I want you to let us know how John and Pete Peter served in the 165.
PA earlier in the war. Are getting along with the draft, whether they both got off or not. I will put twenty dollars in this letter and send it.If you want it, you can keep it and if you dont want it, give it to Pop. John Bush also of Co. D has got back again. He said he seen you allThe weather is pleasant here today.
The boys are playing ball all day. Folds, toning and some foxing.
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The item "209th PA Civil War Soldier Wounded At Fort Stedman Writes Of Sheridan Victories" is in sale since Friday, November 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "bminnocci6mtm" and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.