Thompson22

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campes neare Dalton Ga this may
the 6 the 1864
Deare Wife i seat my self to rite you
a few lines to let you know that
i am not well nore hant ben in
sume time i have got the head acake
and the back acke and the bouel com
plant i receved your kind letter
the 4 of this month i am sorey to
here that you was sick but glad
to here that you are as well as
you are tha are a droen ratchen
to go to the frunt to meet the
yankeses to morow i want you
to rite as ofen as you can and i
will will but my chance is bad
i want to see you all mity bad
but i dont know when i will get
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to cume and see you but i hope
i will get to cume home sume time
ore nether ratchen is very short and
ruf corse corn bread and a little
bacan and a few crackers fore to
the man and small at that i
will [tell] you tha was 14 men shot here
the 4 of this month fore runing a way
and goen home i thout the time was
mity long befre i got a letter if
zack hasto go of i want you to
rite where he dus go and what Co
he goes to but i hope he wont hafto
go we hant droed our money yet but
i think we will before long and i
will send it home i must close
from W tomson to Charlote Jane tomson

Date: 
May 6, 1864

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company G, 56 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

Name Variant: 
"Lottie"
Other: 
Wife of Wilburn Thompson

From

From State: 
Georgia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Whitfield

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Milton

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
June, 2012
Proofer: 
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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