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Bellamy, Calvin to his Wife Clarisa - Fredericksburg, Va.

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Bellamy, Calvin to his Wife Clarisa - Fredericksburg, Va.
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Calvin Bellamy Papers
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Bellamy, Calvin
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Confederate States of America Army Florida Infantry Regiment, 5th
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862
Civil War
Bellamy, Clarissa L. -- Correspondence
Soldiers -- Correspondence -- Confederate States of America
History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- United States
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Virginia -- Fredericksburg
North America -- United States of America

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Fredricksburg [Fredericksburg] Va., Jan. 23d 1862


My Dear Wife
This leaves me Still in bad health though no wors[e] then [????] for common for my
health is bad all the time and I recon [reckon] will Remain So as long as I Stay in this
State. But hoping this may find you & family all well and doing well for you & Martha
are more on my mind then my own health or life ever can be to me. My Dear please]
write to me and let me know how you are getting along and fairing in every respect
for I am Raily uneasy indeed about you for I cant hear from you or any of the rest of the
family and I think it vary Strange too why it is for I Start a letter every week to you. I
Sent you Some money three months ago by Lieut H. B. Coffee [Hill Bryan Coffee] and I
have not got an answer from yet please] let me know whether you Received it or not.
Turn over & read the other Side.

Lieut J.A. Shaw will Start home in a few days and I will Send you Some Money by him. I
will also Send you Richard [C. Bellamy's] Degaratype [daguerreotype] that he Sent to
Martha. It cost him five Dollars to have it taken. Richard will also Send Some money to
you for Safe keeping until he gets home. Pleas[e] let [?????] know anything about it until
he calls for it. Richard has bin vary unwell with pains in his Ears and is yet under
marching orders but I don't know where to only the battle field. Wee are looking for
another fight here. Pleas[e] give my love to all the family and friends. Dick Sends his
respects to you all and particular to Elen. I will close by asscribing my Self your
affectionate Husband until Death. Direct your letter to Richmond Va.,care of Col. J.C.
Hatley [John Carroll Hately] Company D 5th Fla. Regt. [Brig. Gen. Edward A] Perry
Brigad[e]

C.B. Bellamy


Transcribed by Nicole J. Milano, University of Florida, 2008.




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Fredricksburg [Fredericksburg] Va., Jan. 23d 1862 My Dear Wife This leaves me Still in bad health though no wors[e] then [????] for common for my health is bad all the time and I recon [reckon] will Remain So as long as I Stay in this State. But hoping this may find you & family all well and doing well for you & Martha are more on my mind then my own health or li fe ever can be to me. My Dear pleas[e] write to me and let me know how you are getting along and fairing in every respect for I am Raily uneasy indeed about you for I can t hear from you or any of the rest of the family and I think it vary Strange too why it is for I Start a letter every week to you. I Sent you Some money three months ago by Li eut H. B. Coffee [Hill Bryan Coffee] and I have not got an answer from yet pleas[e] le t me know whether you Received it or not. Turn over & read the other Side. Lieut J.A. Shaw will Start home in a few days and I will Send you Some Money by him. I will also Send you Richard [C. Bellamys] Dega ratype [daguerreotype] that he Sent to Martha. It cost him five Dollars to have it taken. Rich ard will also Send Some money to you for Safe keeping until he gets home. Pl eas[e] let [?????] know anything about it until he calls for it. Richard has bin vary unwe ll with pains in his Ears and is yet under marching orders but I dont know where to only the battle field. Wee are looking for another fight here. Pleas[e] give my love to all the family and friends. Dick Sends his respects to you all and perticular to El en. I will close by a sscribing my Self your affecttionate Husband until Death. Direct your letter to Richmond Va.,care of Col. J.C. Hatley [John Carroll Hately] Company D 5th Fla. Regt. [Brig. Gen. Edward A] Perry Brigad[e] C.B. Bellamy Transcribed by Nicole J. Milano, University of Florida, 2008.