Richmond v a Sept the 11, 64

My Dear wife and child
after my arival to this plase
after leaving my hapy home
and warmest frinds I indever
to drop ou a fiew linds to let
you no that I reached hear the
morning of the 10 and found all
right capt putney toled mee that he
had got the letter that Dr Mc. Sint and
it ancerd all purposes I had no dificulty
in Getting My box thru all cum Safe and
Sound Margret I want to hear from home
the worst in the world tho I hope little Son
is well by now Margret I want to See you
all the worst Sort eaven a ready to think
I was with you and little Son last Sunday
and now so far from from you but
it cant be hope time waits for no man [1]
I found the boyes well and a doing as mutch
So as could be expected tha dont Seam
to be any fighting going on at this time
[Page 2]
as I hear of a bout hear
Margret I will Sind you
thirty Dolars in this letter
and as I have not bin hear
long I will cum to a close as I have
not heard any nuse I want you
to rite soon and ofen for I want to hear
from you and little Son So excuse theas
fiew linds this time and I will rite more
the next my heart is anctious and a
wayting for the arival of a letter from
you So I will cum to a close for this
time So I remain as ever your true and
loving husband untill death
W I Box
Mrs Margret Box and little darling

  1. hope = helped
September 11, 1864


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


Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC
Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC


From State: 
From County: 


To State: 
South Carolina

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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