Letter written by Henry Welch, corporal in the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K, to his father from Captol Hill, Washington, September 16, 1862

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Letter written by Henry Welch, corporal in the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K, to his father, from Captol Hill, Washington, DC, on September 16, 1862, Luther Welch, of North Hebron, New York: a machine readable transcription

PAGE IMAGECaptol (Capitol) Hill (Capitol Hill, Washington, District of Columbia)   Sep 16 1862Dear Father (Welch, Luther) .

we were just
out on drill A messenger
came and told us to prepar (prepare)
for heavy marching immeadly (immediately)
we marched in on doube (double)
quick. the rest are packing
their knapsacks all is
hury (hurry) I have no time
to write more g [??] I send
my love to all the
family so good bye

from your
Son Henry (Welch, Henry)

none of us know
whare (where) we are going
good bye all

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