Camp near Wallers Tavern
August the 31 1863
Dear wife it is with pleasure to [??] [page torn along the margin]
I seat myself to drop you afew lin[?]
those few lines leaves me well and
J.W. is well I received your most
Wellcom letter dated the 23 it came [??]
hand on the 30 and I was truly gla[d?]
To hear from you an to hear that [??]
Was all well an that you had the [??]
[??]mis of hands to help you to pull
I hope the weather was nise and they
puled it [?????????????????] has fit my [?]
you said I shold write soon and tell [??]
how times was heare times is quiet hear
and We are fareing the best We have s[??]
We left Wenter quarters my dear sam[ie?]
koon landed heare on saturday eavning a [?]
he brot me one pare of sox and one pa[??]
of suspenders I was glad to get them
my dear you need not make me no cotton
clothes but Apair of drawers and a[??]
spun shirt you need not hury your [??]
abou making them and make me [???]
coat if you can I have mine yet but it
was two heavy and hot to march
and I cut it off an made me ashort
[????] if you make me acoat dont make it
long nor So large around me it is in [??]
Way adrilling an if you make me ash[??]
and drawers fell down [??]

August 31, 1863


Company I, 15th South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Lexington County, SC


Residence (County): 
Lexington County, SC


From State: 
From Note: 
Camp near Wallers Tavern


To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Melissa McGinnis
Transcription Date: 
April, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2009

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