November the 17 -- 1862
My Dear wife it is with a degree of pleasure
That i seat my self once more to write you a few
More lines to let you know that I am well
And am enjoying reasonable potion of Health
And Hopping that When Those few Lines
Reach you they may Find you and the
Babyes al well and enjoying the same
Blessings My Dear Beloved wife I Hav
Nothing of intrust to write to you
More then we Have taken up winter
quarters in a Bout five miles of winchester
And in a Bout one Half a mile of the
Turnpike rods Leading From winchester
To Leasburg My Dear Wife you
Spoke of Richard Wombles in your
Letter But i dont no where he is
But I understood That He is at Linchburg
And That He Was go a Bout
Give My Love and Respects to the
Old F And [????????] [1] I Would
Be Glad To See them But there is no
Chance of it My Dear Wife i Would
Be Glad To Send you Sum money
But as we only drawed 22 Dollars
I hav not Got it
[page 2]
My Dear Wife I Woul[d] Be mor Then
Proud To See you But there is no chance
of it So I Must Cum To a Close By Giving
you My [2] Love And Best Respects
Please Write to me as Soon as you get
This you Must Back [3] Letters
In Care of Captin A A Hill
From G A Williams To Mary
Williams Written By

  1. water damage
  2. "X" written before "My"
  3. damage
November 17, 1862


Co. G, 7th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Orange County, NC


Residence (County): 
Orange County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"taken up winter quarters in a Bout five miles of winchester"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Sarah Pasquale
Transcription Date: 
April, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2011

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