Mrs. L. Bolles
Sand Springs [Iowa]
Dr. Madam & Sister,
Enclosed find five dollars sent me by your husband to pay expenses on securing accommodations for his chaplaincy and having it acknowledged &c. &c.
The expense was nothing to speak of and the trouble was freely taken – so I remit to you.
He spoke also of sending you groceries for the amt. In case there was no expense but in inquiring I learn that there is really no difference in the price of those articles worthy of [matter] between this place and the smaller towns around.
is it is.
My love to your little girl whom I met when her father was in camp here.
Geo. W. Brindle
SOURCE: This item was listed for sale on Ebay on July 15, 2013.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Lorenzo Bolles, Jr. was the Chaplain of the 21st Iowa Infantry. He enlisted in Company K as a private on July 28, 1862, and was promoted Chaplain January 6, 1863. He resigned July 16, 1863.