Sullivans Island July 8th 1862
Dear Wife
I had the fornd pleasure
of receiving yours of the 4th inst and
was gratified to learn that you war
releaved of the tooth ache and sisy
being in such good helth I hope this
may continue with you as for myself
I am quite well Dear wife I have
no news of importance to interest you
with only this I rote to you by
calvin that I though I would come
home in the corse of a week or too
but I am doubtfull that I will be di[s]apointed
in doing so but if I come atall I will
come friday or Saturday you may
kno I cant come, Should I not come
you must try to araing your affars
and come down with lieut B Livingston
Next tusday he has promist me he
will see you safe heare
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I will try to meet you at the depo
you must try to git some one to take
ceare of the house and such like until
you git back you must try to fix it
so as to stay with me 3 or 4 day if you
can try to git the old man to come
with you as I am afraid I cant have
the pleasure of going hom with you
I felt much gratifyed when I red
those lines in your letter saying
you would try to come and see me
this made my hart feel glad to
think that I should blessed once more
to see you you must try to come for
feare I should be sent to verginia
and not be permited to see you atall
you Must Excuse this Short letter
as I hope to see you soon
Accept my kinest regards
for yourself an little sisy
Mrs.. kiss her for me and accept
R E Jefcoat menny for yourself J.J.Jefcoat

July 8, 1862


Co. D, 20th South Carolina Infantry
Musician, Private, Sergeant
Residence (County): 
Orangeburg County, SC


Residence (County): 
Orangeburg County, SC


From State: 
South Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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