November 28 1864

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 Sender: Martha Haun
Sender Location: California
Recipient: John J Haun
Recipient Location: Camp Chase, OH
Sender: Maggie Webb
Sender Location: Lexington, KY

 

Cal ___ Mon 28-

My dear Son,

Your Aunt Jane sent me a letter she

received from you with one from herself they are all
well. Your Pa & myself are well but oh! my dear one
how anxious we feel for your safety & welfair- you know
[illegible?] can you unless placed as we are. I write you
this note my darling to tell you to write to your cousin
Maggie K Webb, of Louisville Ky for anything youneed
be sure to answer her promptly with acknowledgements
of her packages. You will get a letter from her soon.
She will send you what you are most in need of and
fail not to answer her promptly with acknowledgements of
what she sends you. I coresponding with here & she will
send you for me what you want. Direct to your cousin
Maggie K. Webb of Louisville Ky. As I am far from you she
will send you any little comforts you may need.
Write on receipt of this. I have been hoping every
letter would being the glad intelligence of your release.

Farewell my much loved son
Your devoted mother Mrs Haun

My dear cousin I received today for your from yr
mother a letter of wh. the above is a copy- she violated
the prison rule of writing on a single page I feared
you might not be allowed to receiv it though but a page
in reality. I will send it however. Did you get my letter
last week? Write immediately & send a permit to receive what
you need – As you are sick perhaps you can get a permit to receiv
permisions. Yr. aff. cousin Maggie K. Webb

[reverse]
John J Haun
Prison No 3 – Mess 6
Camp Chase

[envelope]
John J. Haun (Prisoner of War)
Prison No 3 Mess 6
Camp Chase
Coleen bus
Ohio

[reverse]
Written by mother
& cousin Nov 28 64
received Jan 12 1865
from Calif & Ky

Dated Nov 28th 64
Recvd Jan 12th 65
Cal

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