hand this ef you please to rhoda
the S[t]ate of tennisee chatanooga July the 27
dear Companion i Ste mi Self down to rite y
you a fu line i am well at this all to coal
i have got the wost cold i nearly evry had i
hop these fu lines wil find you well we left
mobiel last tus day and got her last frday d
friday and tha Sa that we wil leav her
in a bout 2 weakes we rode on the car a bout
6 honder miles we went thru montgomry thar
we left Jon amerson and 4 more of our men with
him tha wos to Sick to go eny furder and we
went thro west pint in gorgia and on to
at lanter gorgia and we lef thar Jest at day lite
and our capt and Jack haslet got of and the car
started and capt got on but Jack got left thar
and a bout 10 a clock he got on another car [Cmep?]
with us nex morning and Jim more got of
or got nock of be twixt west pint and atlanter
or at atlanter nobody did not Se him git of
di reck your leters to chttanooga Post offies
tennessee State
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chattanooga Tennessee
company I 32 Ala regment col Mckinlty
from in the County be low mobile Cunty
the corn dont look like hit wod make
eny bread but all thru gorge and tennsesee as
fur as i hav bin tha hav got good cropes
we left John rogers and Jasper in mobile tha sed
that wos Stil am[e]nding i hav Sen meny thing
Snce i lef mobile i rid thru a monting on the car
hit wos So dark i cod not se mi hand bi fore
me ro rhoda i hant got a discharge yit but i hope i
wel hit Jest lise as the capt tain So ef he Seas So
i wil git of i dont no whot he wil sa but i
wil tri him rhoda i cant tl you how bad i
wont to Se you and Stil think i wil Se you
be long but i ma not i hop and the glord
wil help me to git back i wont you to rit to
as Son as this cmto hand and rit all you no for
i cant rit you but a fu line now i rit you
leter every weak and tel all the rest to rit
mi i hant got time to rit to them all To day
i thes lines wil find you all well So
remanes your loving hosbon untel dath
William S Poe to rhoda Poe

July 27, 1862


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


Name Variant: 
Rhody, Rhod
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL


From State: 
From Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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