J. D. Dodge
There was quite a hard snow storm a few days since. How are you prospering with your studies? are you going to teach this winter? Where is Paton. I have not heard from him since I was there. They commence drafting in this State the 10th of this month. that is the report here. 264 to be drafted from this Co. 6 from this town There has a great many gone from this part of the country, and there are some who do not care whether many of them come back again or not. I have not enlisted, and do not think I shall very soon, but I may be drafted. I stand as good a chance asanyone. How are all of boys getting along there? Has the 29th regiment left there yet? Write what day they left if they have gone. My fingers are getting cold and stiff so I shall have to close. write soon, Good Bye, J. D. Dodge.P.S. I will send you Math- ewson's address, perhaps you have it already. Eugene Mathewson, Co. A 1st N. Y. Artillery Albany Barracks Albany N.Y.
1862 Nov 2
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