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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SC 1083 ([unpublished])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: Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 19, 1864]



Vicks Burg Miss. July 19, 1864
loved ones at home. I am still A live yet,
and have hopes of getting well. we have left
Morganza.   started up the river I comencedCowing
fre\W ea krouna       NA-s Am &Qu  ye  .\ff
the hospital in Vicksburg. I think that I will stay
here till I either get well or worse. the Regt has
gone up the river some where. I dont noe where.
I dont feel like writing much for I am so weak.
I dont noe how long it will be before we will
get- 1aid off. it may not be in six months.
I am out of money I have been sick so long
and if you will send me A little it will do
me A great deal of good. I hate to send home
after money but I cant help it very well.
you nead not worry A bout me
that is all at present good By for this time.
give my love to all tell all that is
A going on how crops are if you get A long with
your work well.
Write soon
E. H. Estabrooks
To Robt Estabrooks.
Direct your letters to
E. H. Estabrooks    Vicksburg
Miss.
No 2. Hospital


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