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SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[Transcribed letter from Elisha Estabrooks to his family: Morganza Bend, July 7, 1864]



not A fraid of. I am glad that you
are A getting A long so well with the
house. I may not live to enjoy the
comforts of it, but I am glad to hear
that the rest of you enjoy your selves.
I am sory to hear that mother is
unwell. I should liked to been there
and went A fishing with the rest
of the boys. I warrent you they had
fun. Tell Charley that Mr. Walked has
made me two calls. I was very glad
to see him he is as tough as A bear.
his Regt is within two miles of us
they expect to move in A few days.
that Regt is in the same Army Corps
that we are in. that is the 19th.
it it hant likely that we shall stay
here A great while, we dont generaly
noe only A day or two before hand
whether we are A going to martch or not.
Father they got up A lot of things to
send home. The F. D. Lac Boys, and I sent
my dress coat home. it was not worth
much but I did not want to throw
it A way I would of sent ry over
coat bvt I could not get it in to
the barrel. I may have A chance to
send it yet if I do I will write
A bout it. Titus sent his over coat
dress coat and A pair of pants. he
sent them in care of you. you will


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