Talapoo[sa] Co Ala August the 02 1862
Dear husband I with pleasure seat my self
to drop you a few lines to let you no how
we are all getten a long I hav bin very sick
since you left home I lade a bed too days
but thank god I am able to be out this
morning to drop you a few lines harris
Mis sanford cam by hear an he [ses call?] [1]
that Mis smith was coming down thar and
he wold bring eney thing that I wanted to
send to you hris I want you to com home
when captin smith com if thersis
eney chanch in the World Aman ses tell
par hody an to come home I have wiend
Aley an you may gess what is next
I will send you too plugh of tobacko an
one shirt I will rite again in a few
days When I feale mor liket you
must excuse my bad riting and all so spel
write to me sone I recive too letters from
you yestidy an I was very glad in deed to
hear from you an to hear that you was
sadfide an in good health I must come
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to a close I must send this letter to
Mis Smith this morning harris com [2]
home as soon as you can for I want to
see you so bad my eyes an hart is both
full this morning you must com when
Mis ter Smith com nothin more but
I reman you true wife untel Death
Malinda Averett Aman Aley to our
Dear Freand

  1. Mis = Mister
  2. Mis = Mister
August 2, 1862


Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Tallapoosa County, AL


Co. B, 55th Alabama Infantry
Residence (County): 
Tallapoosa County, AL


From State: 
From County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Rebekah Fitzgerald
Transcription Date: 
April, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2013

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