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Bellamy, Calvin to his Wife Clarisa- November 10, 1862- Culpepper, Va.  TRANSCRIPT FILE ONLY, NO ORIGINAL

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Bellamy, Calvin to his Wife Clarisa- November 10, 1862- Culpepper, Va. TRANSCRIPT FILE ONLY, NO ORIGINAL
Series Title:
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
Spatial Coverage:
Virginia -- Culpepper
North America -- United States of America

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Bellamy11jc

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Florida and the Civil War

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Culpeper, Va. Nov 10th 1862


My Dear Wife

After my respects to you this leaves me well except cold and hoping this may find you &
daughter Both well. Richard [Rirchard Bellamy] is well. I have no news tow rite you.
There has bin Some fighting this week by Jackson [?]Hill. I have not heard the result yet.

My Dear Wife
Some times I think wee will be Sent back and Some times I think the [?] Worst there is
telling wee have no chance to know. Wee have move Southward about 60 miles. It is
thought wee will fall back to Richmond for winter quarters. My Dear I have written to
you time after time and cant get from non of you. I think vary that everybody can get
letters [from?] there family but me. If non of you intend to write to me pleas let me
know it and I will look no more. Chance is bad for writing you. Marsden is at the
hospital.

My Dear [I] Send you ten dollars in this letter by Lieut H.B. Coffee and I want you to
write to me as Soon as you get it. He will take it by hand to Madison [Wille?] and then
mail it to Mosley Hall. Pleas take good Care of it for it Comes By hard for nothing Only
compassion. Wold Send you More but wee are not received our Wages Since wee left
florida though Wee expect to be paid of before long.

My Dear try to do the best you can. Try to have my hogs taken care of. It
may Be gods will that I Should come back again and when. Take Care and [missing text]
are of War. Llet me know all the [news of?] that country. Give my love to family in
general give my love-


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Culpeper, Va. Nov 10th 1862 My Dear Wife After my respects to you this leaves me well except cold and hoping this may find you & daughter Both well. Richard [Rirchard Bellamy ] is well. I have no news tow rite you. There has bin Some fighting this week by Jackso n [?]Hill. I have not heard the result yet. My Dear Wife Some times I think wee will be Sent back a nd Some times I think the [?] Worst there is telling wee have no chance to know. Wee have move Southward about 60 miles. It is thought wee will fall back to Richmond for winter quarters. My Dear I have written to you time after time and cant get from non of you. I think vary that everybody can get letters [from?] there familys but me. If non of you intend to write to me pleas let me know it and I will look no more. Chance is bad for writing you. Marsden is at the hospital. My Dear [I] Send you ten dollars in this letter by Lieut H.B. Coffee and I want you to write to me as Soon as you get it. He w ill take it by hand to Madi son [Wille?] and then mail it to Mosley Hall. Pleas take good Care of it for it Comes By hard for nothing Only compussion. Wold Send you More but wee are not received our Wages Since wee left florida though Wee expect to be paid of before long. My Dear try to do the best you can. Tr y to have my hogs taken care of. It may Be gods will that I Should come back agai n and when. Take Care and [missing text] are of War. Llet me know all the [news of?] that country. Give my love to family in general give my love Transcribed by Christopher A. Bake r, University of Florida, 2008.