Letter- Captain Mott Hooton lies wounded in hospital! One page ALS from a medical cadet, informing his regiment (1st Pennsylvania Reserves) of his wounding.
Washington Aug. 4, 1862,
Captain Mott Hooton Co A 1st Infantry is now lying wounded at this hospital and wishes me to inform you of that fact.
It is nothing very serious but will prevent much motion for a few days.
F A Caster
Actg Med. Cadet"
Written in pencil at the bottom:
"Please call on him if convenient F. A. C."
Comes with original envelope, in good condition with wear as shown in the photo.