Civil War Letters of William (Billy) A. Elliott
Camp near Hanover Junction Va
May 25 1863
R W Elliotte Dear Father I imbrace the present opportunity of righting you a few lines to let you know that I am well and to answer your kind letter which I receive yester Day by mail and it was the first one I have got by male in two months and I hope thes few lines may find you all well which is one grate blessing. I have nothing to rite to you at this time. well I will tell you what I am doing. Thear is twenty five of us at South Hanna River bridge a guarding it. It is five miles from the camp on the Rail Road. I got my pens you sent with Mr. Hunter. you sed I must excuse your nonsense about the mules. that is just what I like to hear all ways. write me all the news. So I will close as I have nothing to rite at this time. So rite soon.
W A Elliotte
To R W Elliott
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