Camp Brooks Adams Run

South Carolina April the 8 1862

My dear Wife and
Child I now inform you that I
arived at my distant Home on the 5
and found the boys in Good helth
and fine Sperets as for as I am
Con surned I Cant expres my felings
as Yet I think if I keep well I can
in Joy my Self midling the times is as
favorble as Could be expected at thes times
it is very Warm down hear hear is
plenty of insecks such as Can anoy any
person Wee Can see the enemy bots and
Can hear them fire ther Can nons very
plain but wee have a Grait meny men
hear and sum brest works to stand be
hind the boys want to go home to see
ther famelys but cant Get off
I have nothing more to write at this time
as I have not bin hear long enouf to
see and hear mutch I Send you some paper
and and envelops and you must rite
as soon as you Get this letter dirrect you
letter to Coleton District Camp Brooks
Adams Run
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So nothing more at present
ondely Remain your your true
husband un tell Death
Wm I Box

Ciss darling Child for mea
Wm I Box

April 8, 1862


Name Variant: 
W. J.
Co. C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC


Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC


From State: 
South Carolina
From Note: 
Camp Brooks


To State: 
South Carolina

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2014
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
August, 2014

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