Ala Charokee county
June the 28 1862
Dere husband it is with plesure
that I drop you afew lines to let
you now that wer are all well
and I hope those few lines will Son
reach you and find you injoying the
blesing Mr Ray I received yours of
the 21 on the 27 and I was glad to
here from you and to here that you
was well and sory to her that you
was sow tiard of travling but it
was nothing more than I expected to here of
well I rote you aleter and sent it to
Mr Penney to cary to you I concludid
to send you one by mail a[???????????] [1]
her when Mr Adersine goes I will send
you another one Dan has got home and has
got adischarge he looked agadedal bete
that I expectid he has a discharge
I have nothing to rite that will
inter rest you only wee had a rain
yistarday for the first Since you
left turn over [2]
[page 2]
the Boy has got the whet holed up
and stack and wee have silkes and tosels [3]
the potatoes lokes finely the coultes
is groin finly and the other horses is
doing finley and the hoggs is doing fin
and have got them all up but one
I exect it is ded youre mother has
bin avisiting 3 times this week and now
she is in the garding I want to go to
[????] garding this evning and go to her
[??????] to marow if it dos not rain
but it lookes like raining and
if i go I will take the leter with
me and put it in the ofice there
[?????] is 2 yeres ould to day and
he is saying what he pleasis and
Andrew Buckner is as find alookin
boy as you ever Saw old [????]
was here to day and give youre Boyes
Both the prase and it hope me so much
Dan is well anuf to walk out to
Marys and back I close as I want
to fix to start I want you to rite to
me son and ofin ouer onions lokes toler
abell and I will send you some the first
chanc so good By my Dere Margaret

  1. damaged at fold
  2. turn the page
  3. on the corn
June 28, 1862


Residence (County): 
Cherokee County, AL


Co. E, 47th Alabama Infantry
Residence (County): 
Cherokee County, AL


From State: 
From County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
July, 2012

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