Letter from William [McKeand?] to Eliza Quilty

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Letter written by William [McKeand?] to Eliza Quilty.

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



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Head Quarters 2nd Division 6 Corps January 5" 1863 Friend Eliza How do you do no dont you have forgotten me by this time but I still think of thee what is the reason you do not write me do you not rec my letters or have you grown lazy - I have not received a letter from you is sometime if you do not answer this I will talk to you when I come home What do you think of [Fredghns?] and the fight - we got nicely whiped there but are agoing to try it again We have Orders to have 3 days [Rating?] in H.S. and 8 in [S...?] we are a going to Cross the River where where we did before and Storm the Enemys possition and take it if possible - I will write more after the Battle. my health is good so is [Stannards?] I am now at Hd Qs [&?] the Din in the Office and like

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my Place much I do not have to fight any but get a good place and work on [Irish?] [Hammond?] could get [Clear?] of it to but he has to go in and Stand His luck Excuse the writing as I am in a hury and there is no news of importance I will Close when you write [with?] all of the news Give my love to all tell John to write me as I should like to here from very much - No more Good Night From Your Friend Wm McKeand

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Head Quarters [Horses?] Div South Corps

Washington D.C.

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