Oct 21st 63
After a very pleasant ride, this morning we arrived at Gorham at 7,30 being just 2 hours on the Road. I arrived in Elmira at 10,30 AM, and found that [Kinnie] the Young Man that was going back with me, had gone, on monday. But he left word with the Boys, that He would meet me in Washington.
There is nothing new here. The 97th NY & 149th NY Detachments, go down to the Army tonight. I had no trouble in Getting my Transportation Tickets so shall leave here at 5,25 PM.
I must confess, that I have been Homesick all day. I am glad that I came to Gorham, it was much pleasanter.
Baltimore 7,30 AM. We have just arrived at the Provost Marshalls, & will get our Transportation, so as to leave on the 10 AM Train for Washington. I had a pretty rough night but little sleep. So this morning felt rather rough. the last of the Conscripts at Elmira, came down with us, so their work is played out, There is nothing going on, in Baltimore this morning, all quiet.
As soon as I get in W. I shall go to Mrs Millards, & leave my things, then go where I please.
I will write you as soon as I leave Washington, or in a day or two.
Hoping you are all well, [ ]
love to all
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