Letter from George Quilty to Eliza Quilty

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Letter written to Eliza Quilty from George A. Quilty.

This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.



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Conscript Camp New Haven Conn

Dear Eliza Nov 10. 1864 Your very welcome letter of Oct 31th is at Hand. it came some days ago but I have been so busy that I could not answer it[.] I have to guard one day and it [takes?] all the next to clean up and rest as it is very hard work. I was put in the Detachment the next day after I wrote you my last letter and have been doing guard duty every since. I stand it like heroe and am as contented as a clam. it is uncertain how long I shall stay here. you write as though I homesick but I was never more contented in my Life. I wish

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[the?] next Letter you write [4 words illegible?] that letter that [Lieut?] Welch wrote to Walter I dont see why John didnt let me see it in [N. S. Gov 19?]. I want you to write all the news you know and send me some [2 words illegible?] that you dont want. In regard to paying for that land you need not be alarmed for at the time my time is up I shall have [?] $42 coming to me. I hope you will send me some stamps. Give my love to you and all the rest. Write soon [?] Oblige Your Affectionate Brother George

Direct to E. A. Quilty 2d Co. Garrison Guard Conscript Camp New Haven Conn

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