Love Letter From J. Whaley To James Cariker

May 9, 1862
J. Whaley

This letter was found with letter GETT 40389. It was picked up on the Battlefield near Middletown by Jacob Bechtel. The letter is transcribed as follows: To Mr. James Cariker Dear Sir I avail myself of the optunity of writing you a few lines to inform you that I am well at present and I do hope that those few lines will find you injoying the same blessing. Jim I received your letter and it was received with a very glad welcome by mee. Jim I am very sory to hear that you did not get a letter. I written to you some time ago. Read more »

Description (physical):
Paper. L 16.0 cm, W 10.3 cm
1195 Baltimore PikeGettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Gettysburg National Military Park