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Augusta County: John P. Dull to Giney Dull, October 26, 1864

John Dull writes to his wife, Giney Dull, about the possibility of visiting his home.

October 26th 1864

Camp Lee near Richmond

Dear Giney

This evening finds me in this place well and harty and I hope that you all engoy the same blessing wee reached this place last [deleted: tuesday] wends Day eve wee are doing very well! Wee have all bin assigned to earlys command in the Valey, and expect to bee in Staunton in a fiew days I will try to get home if wee get to town but do not now wheather I can or not Theare are a grate

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meney men heare now and are going to the diferent parts of the army evrey Day, wee get enought to eat on veary good quarters to stay in nothing to do but eat and sleep. I would like to now how you are geting along at home I have bin well as ever I was in my life since I left home but this kind of life dos not sute me

trusting in god for all needid good I must close for this time

as ever yours

Jno P. Dull

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