Letter written by D. Shannon from United States General Hospital, Washington District of Columbia to his wife

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Letter written by D. Shannon from United States General Hospital, Washington District of Columbia to his wife: a machine readable transcription

PAGE IMAGEU.S. General Hospital
armory Square
Washington 
D.CWashington, District of Columbia Dear Wife (Shannon, D. (Mrs.))

i write these few lines
to let you know that
i am at the Hospital
WashingtonD.C. (District of Columbia) (Washington, District of Columbia) i am
wounded in the right,
[??]. my Health is fustrate (firstrate)
at present, the reason
i dident answer your
letter i was wounded the
Same Night i recived (received) your
letter, i was wounded last
Tuesday night.. Between 11 & 12
o clock at night, at the
Baltimore (Baltimore, Maryland) [Crossroad?], the
next morning the Brigade
moved i was fetch in a


PAGE IMAGEamulance (ambulance) to yorktown (Yorktown, Virginia) from
there took the Boat and Came
to this place, we have a
fine quartrs here, all the
wounded is well Care for
and plenty to eat drink
and plenty wear, the weather
hear (here) is very Bad it rain for
the last 3 day, there is a
lady nurses here in every ward
i am in ward F.
i havent no more to Say
at present i will try to do
better next time,

I remain yours
True Husband
D. Shannon (Shannon, D.)


PAGE IMAGE Directions
U.S.G. Hospital
armory Square
WashingtonD.C. (District of Columbia) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Ward F

Please write Soon

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