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Estabrooks, Elisha Henry, 1844- / Letters, 1862
SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[Transcribed letter from Elisha Estabrooks to his father, Robert Estabrooks: Milwaukee, March 13, 1864]



Sunday
Milwaukee, March 13, 1864.
Dear father Mother Sisters
and Brother. I sit
down to let you noe
how I get Along, when we got to
Minesota Junction we had to stay
there About 4 hours then we
took the cars and arrived at
Milwaukee About 6 Oclock, all safe.
we did not get to the camp quite
as soon as we expected. all goes
off right. Titus is on picket
duty to day. one of our boys
lost 7 Dollars last night
I dont noe whether it was
stolen or not. the boys are all
quite well at present. we think
some of comming home on A
furlow before we leave here.
Seth hasent transfered his nay
yet I am A going to have him
if I can get an opertunity.
you and Charley had better
come down here and make us
A visit if you can. it would
do you good to see the performence.
give my best respects to all
I cant think of much to write
this time     i
so good By for this time


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