Letter written by George W. Pearl, private in the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C and F

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Letter written by George W. Pearl, private in the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C and F, [no date]: a machine readable transcription

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I send some old Virginia (Virginia)
leaf of tobacco that I got on
the road between White House, Virginia
& Hanover C.H. (Hanover Courthouse, Virginia) that I send
in this some to Uncle RalphPearl, Ralph
& Grandpa


Yours
G W Pearl (Pearl, George W.)

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Please send a
box of the same blacking
you have sent before.
I have not drawn but $33.00
worth of clothing besides
what I have had sent
from home since I have
been in the service
Yours [&c] G W Pearl (Pearl, George W.)


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on the battle ground at
Great BethelBattle of Big Bethel, Hampton, Virginia. There is nothing
there except a few earth works.
I see in yesterdays paper
that the people are raising
[ned] on account of the draft
It seems the mechanics and
poorer class dont like the $300
system. No more at present
I recd a Courier the same
time I did your letter.
Give my love to all enquiring
friends and save a good
share for yourselves
Write soon
From your Son
G. W. Pearl (Pearl, George W.) .

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