Camp Barto Near Fredricksburge Va March 31 / 62 )"
Dear Wife )"
I write you after waiting in vain to get some news from you we are still at our camps near the above named place & are in good health & spirits our Lietenant Reid arrived here from home yesterday with twelve recruits for this Regt & says that sergeant Hill will be here in about two weeks with about twenty more which with the number we leave here will not make a company I do not believe we will leave more than ten of our present company in the 11 regt we will come home & organize & be ready to repair to the scene of action in a few days after we arrive I think there will be about sixty of our company that will go home & after organizing go into Capt Tuckers regt we will leave her by the 20 of April if not sooner I am looking for Tucker here by the , there is continual skirmishing going on about forty miles from
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