Camp Near Fredrick Burdge [1]
March th 4. 63
Dear Broth er i take mi Pen in
hand to let you know that i am well
at this time hoping theas few lines may
come to hand and find you enJoying
the same health william i can
to you that the health of ore Battalion
is as good at this time as i ever
saw it the health of our company
is very good at this time i
can say to you that i hav no newse
to righ to you at this time times
is quiet hear A Bout frearick
Burdge they air A great men
ny yankeys on the other side of
the river i can say to you that
we have ben exspecting to leave
hear for some time i Daunt think
we will stay hear men ny Days
longer But i cant say whear
we will go i think we will go to
words richmond and i am in
hopes we will go on to SC
[Page 2]
W i Box i cane say to yo that
i got A letter from home
Brother andrew the other Day and
he sed that our People was all
well i can say to you that we
air A looking for i N cooper next wek
and i hope that he will fetch me
some good licker i wish you and
W A hill could be with me when
me when i Get it we wold
have one more good Drink to
Gether i can say to you that
James nuton Culbertson and
i G godfrey has made A swap
at last i G godfrey is gaun to
the 14 and J N culbertson is hear
william i can say to you that
that i hav still got your hat
hear and i wish you had it i
will take the Best Cear of it i
can i want you to rite to me
what to Doo with it if you
want to sell it i could git sale
for it vary easy
[Page 3]
rite to me what you will take
for it and then i will know what
to Doo A Bout it if you Daunt want
to sell the hat let me know and
i will try to send it to you tell
w t hill that i wold like to hear
from him and to know how
he is A Getting A long the Boys
send thear love and Best respect
two you Both i will tell you whoo
is in mi mess W P culbertson
J N culbertson H M mitchel
and E R Burgis Boys i wish that
you two wold Enquier aBout richmond
and see if you can find out enny thing
of A P Cooper and rite to me and
let me know for they ant herd
from him in About 10 weeks
william i want you to be
sure to right to me as son
as you can and give me
all the nuse W A hall
i want you to rite all sow
and i will an ser ser yours
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with Pleasure right
soon and give me all
the nuse i mus come
to A Close for this time
By siging mi name
Y J culbertson
To Mr W I Box

  1. Fredericksburg
March 4, 1863


Co. C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry


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


From State: 
From Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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