South Carelina Anderson Dist Feb, 23rd 1862
Dear friend
as I expect to leave to morr
ow I thought I would drop you a hurried
line which leaves me well hoping when
they come to your hand they may
find you enjoying the Same I have
nothing of importance to write at this
time I see anaccount of those 13000 prison
ers that should have been taken at
Nashville have cut their way through
to Nashville with the loss of 2500 on
our side and six thousand on the enemys
the weather has been so bad that
I did not make the trip we was
talking about but I hope this wil
not be the last opportunity I will
have Kennedy Blake got home last
thursday he is bad off with pain
in his back I got aletter from Dr
last friday dated the 12th of this month
he was well he says the health of the
camp is tolerable with the exceptions of
colds when you get these lines answer
it at Manassas you must excuse my
short letter as I have put it off
until to day & have agood deal
of company give my love to all the
boys and retain the same I remain as ever
your devoted friend Reu Wilson

To J B, O, Barkley,

February 23, 1862


Co. D, Hampton Legion
Residence (County): 
Anderson County, SC


Name Variant: 
Co. L, 1st Regiment South Carolina Rifles
Residence (County): 
Anderson County, SC


From State: 
South Carolina
From County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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