Letter written by Ira Simmons from Camp near Culpepper to his sister, Alma C. Stannard [wife of Dwight Stannard] on September 27, 1863

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Letter written by Ira Simmons from Camp near Culpeper, Virginia, on September 27, 1863, to his sister, Alma C. Stannard [wife of Dwight W. Stannard]: a machine readable transcription

PAGE IMAGE Camp Near Culpper (Culpeper, Virginia)
Sept the 27 1863
Dear sister (Stannard, Dwight W. (Mrs., Alma C. Simmons))

I receved (received) your kind letter
last nite (night) was glad to hear from you
the tea was all rite (right) i am well now and
fell (feel) first rate I hav (have)  ben (been)  detaled (detailed) to
the division canvasary (canvassary) for gard (guard) and help
handel (handle) the stuf (stuff) i soppos (suppose) it is
for 15 days i hav (have)  ben (been)  hear (here) 5 days evry (every)
thing is quiet hear (here) now the 11 (11th Corps) and 12
cor (Corps) (12th Corps) is being transported some whar (where) i
dont now (know)  whar (where) i receved (received) a letter cousen
cortes (Cortes (Cousin)) he said that they felt vary (very)
lonsom (lonesome)  sens (since) the death of his mother
thear (there) is lots of conscrips (conscripts) a coming in
evry (every) day the story is that we ar (are)
a going to texas (Texas) but i guess it is
a camp story I dont think of much
to write so i will close
write when you can

From Ira A Simmons (Simmons, Ira A.) to Alma C stannard (Stannard, Dwight W. (Mrs., Alma C. Simmons))
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