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Bellamy, Calvin to his Wife Clarisa - Culpepper, Va. - Transcript

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Culpepper, Va. Nov 14th 1862


My Dear Wife
In answer to your kind letter which came Safe last evening dated Oct 24th this leaves me
well except cole [cold]. I was glad to heare that you ware all well and hope [it] will be
the case when you get this. Richard [Richard Bellamy] is vary Sick, was taken 2 days
ago. I calculate he will be Sent to the hospittle tomorrow to Richmond. Marsden
[Marsden Bellamy] is there now. Tell Sis that I have got the letters for Marsden and
Samp in my pocket and cant get to see them but Shal I think before many days. Also tell
her I wish her mutch Joy. My Dear I Sent you a letter by Lieut H.R. Coffee a few days
ago with 10 dollars in it. I want to get it Sure and take good care of it. I also received a
letter from George and am Sorry that I cant answer it but tell him I cant get paper or ink
or time to write but not to Stop writing to me. I have no newes to write. I heare nothing
but drums cannons and Muskets her. It is thought wee will go back to Richmond
Shortley and I think So my Self from every circumstance. The Boys are all well from
that Settlement. My Self and Ben Horne was together on guard last night. You can tell
Mrs Horne he is well. Times are very hard here. Every Thing is vary high indeed. Give
my love to all the family and receive the Sam[e] your Self and write Soon and ofton. I
remain your affectionateHusband until Death. Direct your letter Richmond, Va. Com. D
5th Fla Volunteers, [Perrys?] Brigade Care of Col L.C. Hateley.

C.B. Bellamy


Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.




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Culpepper, Va. Nov 14th 1862 My Dear Wife In answer to your kind letter which came Safe last evening dated Oct 24th this leaves me well except cole [cold]. I was glad to hear e that you ware all well and hope [it] will be the case when you get this. Richard [Richard Bellamy] is vary Sick, was taken 2 days ago. I calculate he will be Sent to th e hospittle tomorrow to Richmond. Marsden [Marsden Bellamy] is there now. Tell Sis th at I have got the letters for Marsden and Samp in my pocket and cant get to see them but Shal I think before many days. Also tell her I wish her mutch Joy. My Dear I Sent you a letter by Lieut H.R. Coffee a few days ago with 10 dollars in it. I wa nt to get it Sure and take good ca re of it. I also received a letter from George and am Sorry that I cant answer it but te ll him I cant get paper or ink or time to write but not to Stop writing to me I have no newes to write. I heare nothing but drums cannons and Muskets her. It is thought wee will go back to Richmond Shortley and I think So my Self from every circumstance. The Boys are all well from that Settlement. My Self and Ben Horne was together on guard last night. You can tell Mrs Horne he is well. Times are very hard he re. Every Thing is vary high indeed. Give my love to all the family a nd receive the Sam[e] your Se lf and write Soon and ofton. I remain your affectionateHusband until Death. Direct your letter Ri chmond, Va. Com. D 5th Fla Volunteers, [Perrys?] Brigade Care of Col L.C. Hateley. C.B. Bellamy Transcribed by Christopher A. Bake r, University of Florida, 2008.