In his letter dated 30 December 1861 written from on board the hospital ship Recruit, Oliver Case mentions another soldier on the ship by the name of Waston Carr who has had camp fever and the measles.
Here is the information on that soldier:
Pvt. Waston Carr
Co. D, 27th Massachusetts Infantry
Listed as an 18-year old “student” from Huntington, Massachusetts
Died 7 Oct 1864 in Arlington, Va