Fredericksburg Va.
May 9, 1864

My Dear sister,

I suppose that you are all anxiously waiting for some news from me since the battle, as good luck would have it I was detailed in the ambulance train the day before we was ordered to march from Warrington Jct. I am not driving so I have to help carry off the wounded and I tell you it is no easy job. The regt. lost 38 killed and wounded and the co. four of which three is dead and the other will die. Of the boys around here that is injured is Edson Knowles, the boy that lived to Abe Fridley's, poor boy he was shot through the bowels and died a day or two after. He was a good boy. I do not know anything how the battle has gone, but I think we are all right, The reserves did as well as anyone. They are all good soldiers and are no cowards. We came to bring the wounded. Tell King that Sam Whitney has lost his left leg. I have not time to write any more so I will stop for this time, hoping to see you soon.

please write as soon as you receive this and oblige your brother.

A. J  Juckett

To my darling sister

P.S  Love to all and direct to the Co. and Regt.
Tell King, Calvin was killed in our company.





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