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

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PAGE IMAGE                    Captol (Capitol) Hill (Capitol Hill, Washington, District of Columbia)   Sep 16 1862
          Dear 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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