Letter written by George W. Pearl, private in the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C and F, to his father and mother of Clinton, New York, from Camp Grant, Virginia, April 24, 1864

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Letter written by George W. Pearl, private in the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C and F, from Camp Grant, Virginia, April 24, 1864, to his parents, George A. and Marsha C. Pearl, of Clinton, New York: a machine readable transcription

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WASHINGTOND. C. (District of Columbia) (Washington, District of Columbia)
APR 24 64

[written in margins: Apr 24/64]

Mr George. A. Pearl (Pearl, George A.)
Clinton
Oneida Co
N. York (New York) (Clinton, New York) (Oneida County, New York)


PAGE IMAGECamp GrantV A (Virginia) (Camp Grant, Virginia)
Apr 24th/64 Dear Father & Mother

We
have recd orders to start
for our Regt and expect to
start this afternoon
I have not recd any mail
from home yet and if you
have not written do not
write until you hear
from me again
I have sent my overcoat
and jacket in a valise
of Corp Bailey (Bailey (Corporal)) s. The valise
will be expressed to
John Bailey (Bailey, John)   Parris Hill (Paris Hill, New York)
I presume he will bring the
coat & jacket down to you
and Father I would like
to have you pay to Mr
Bailey (Bailey (Mr.))


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my share of charges 1/2
We would have paid them
here but they do not take pay
here. The receipt will be
sent to Mr Bailey (Bailey (Mr.))
Tell Addie (Pearl, Adaline C.) to tell the rest
of my correspondents not to
write until they hear from
me again. Amelia (Amelia) Nell (Meo;) &
Mollie Sanford (Sanford, Mollie) . I suppose
we will go by the way of N. York (New York) (New York)
to the Regt No more at
present I send some
Sassafras with this I probaly
shall not have a chance to
write again until I get to
the Regt so good bye.
I remain your affct
son

To G A & M. C. Pearl (Pearl, George A.) (Pearl, George A. (Mrs., Marcia C.)) (Pearl, Marcia C. (Mrs. George A. Pearl)) Geo W Pearl (Pearl, George W.)
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