Jackson Miss Jan 31 1863

Mr James H Miller

Deare Father I
now take the pleasure of
riting yo a few lines to
inform yo that I am well
at the present time and on my
way to Lousaanna with a
Squad of 16 men to work
on gunboats I have not
got time to right yo but
a few lines I Jest got in
on the 5OClock train last
eavning and have got to get
my transpotation and have
but a few minits to do
it I have Charge of the Squad
I expect to go to Se[?]port
on the red river by the
way of port Hudson the boys
are all well rip got in a
few days ago and is well
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we expect a fight at Vicksburg
soon though all is quite at
present I dont expect to get
back Soon though I hope
I will have a good time
of it yo mus right to
me Soon Send yore letters
to port Hudson and I will
get John L Hoyt to Send
one I will as Soon as I
get to my Journey end
So nothing more at the
present give my respects
to all
yores truly untell
Wm M. Miller


January 31, 1863


Co. C, 2nd Alabama Infantry
Residence (County): 
Monroe County, AL


Residence (County): 
Monroe County, AL


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Cook
Transcription Date: 
May, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
May, 2013

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