A Confederate A Federal

William Wallace van Amber
Civil War Diaries & Letters


Letter dated August 7th, 1863

Letter Dated 08/07/63

Aug. 7th, 1863
Malone, NY.

Dear wife

here I am at Malone I shall put on the blue this fore noon I am going to stay here until this thing is seteld up they are going to keep me here in the guards I shall send my clothes home to Iola and you can get them there I saw em overocker on the cars yesterday and mrs bill butterfield tell tom to rite to me here direct your letters to Malone Franklin co I am well but very lonesome but still there is some hopes that I will be discharged yet kiss lina for me and give my respects to all rite soon and oblige

yours for ever