The State ala Mobile June the 27, 1862
dear fother and mother brother and Sisters i seet mi
Sef don to rit you a fu lines to let you no that
i am well at this time and mi dear brother has
de parted from this world and gone to abeter world
i hop mother i wos rite with him all the time
but a fu dase when he first tuck the masle i tuk
sick first and in a fu dase he wos fetch to the hospitle
where i wos me and S & r J amrson stad with
him all the time nite and day and a bout a
weak be for he dide he Sed the good lord had for
giv him of his Sin and he wonted to be bab tise
and the minist of the gospel com and babtise hime
and hit S[a?]fid him and he Sed we must meat him in
haven and tha wod not let me fetch him back tha [??]
it wos to hot and a nother thing tha wont furlow nomore
i went wif them to bary him and he wos put
by the side of buck Poe he wos in a bag grav yard and
his name put on the head beard and dated and all fix
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I hope these feu lines ma find you all well
i have nothig good to rite to you but afu of us
is well h k baker dide this morning
h g amrson tha low he is taking the feaver but
i hop he ant i hope i wil git and all the
rest i wont to Se you all and be with
you all on[e] mor time and i think i wil
git back ater alittle while i think tha
wil giv me a dis charg for i cant hear
hardle abit i wont to rit as soon
as tis com to hand Fayte Mackmiley i dont
no wher he is now and you Sed that tha
wonted to no wher willi kimbrell he is well
and be long to our mes and he sas tat he
has rote sevrl lters home Pate oddom is well
i wont you to rite how crops is and what
corn is aseling at and how the papl is
amaking out So i mst com to cose
William S Poe To James Poe

June 27, 1862


Co. I, 32nd Alabama Infantry
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL


Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL


From State: 
From County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Genevieve M. Vallentine
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2013

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