Amos Hardy Letters by Date

Amos Hardy Letters by Date

August 21, 1863 - Amos Hardy from Fort Sumner to his Sarah Hardy (his sister)

"I am going to Washington next Saturday and I am going to see about Enlisting with the Regular Army or some Cavalry Regt. I am sick of staying here. It is one thing over and over again. I like more excitement. "

January 25, 1864 - Amos Hardy from Fort Sumner to his father

"I was on Guard yesterday and could not get time write (sic) on that account."

July 18, 1864 - Amos Hardy from Fort Sumner to his father

"After I got here I was put on duty for a day or two as the nurses were sent into the defenses to repel the rebel raiders and the sick had to take care of the sick."

1865 - Amos Hardy's summary of his war experiences

"We arrived at Spotsylvania on the morning an (sic) the afternoon of the19th we received(?) our fire and in the battle on that(?) we lost some 200 of our men. I was wounded near the close of the battle in the right thigh by a Minnie rifle ball and was carried to the rear. "

Gallery of Untranscribed Letters

Amos Hardy Letters and Papers that have not been transcribed.