Stat of ala Fayett county September the 6
dear sun i again rithe you a few liens
to let you no that we are all wel only
James Jones is beter than he was when
I rote before mieles baby aint wel I hain [1]
mutch to rite I resev your leter I was
glad to her from you it was dated the 25
of August i wan to se you very bad i
herd laste nite that sum of you was in
a btel i was sorei to her it but i was
[??] glad to here that non of you was
not kild i herde you was taking the
mumps ef you tak them i wounte
you to take god cear of you self
your pap has Sente you a leter to
trie to git you home fore he waunte
you her as bad as you waunte to
be here if posable when you get
that leter goe rite of and ceare [2]
it to mainistre and git Sum
god frende to goe with you i stade
with Mr Amerson laste nite he is mendin
Sloe his hed has ris his Joh is run [3]
ing in 5 plaises and tha think the
other won wil ris I wil tel you
Sumpthing a bout th crop it
Sora i recon we will make bred if
it wasent for the other thinges tha
haf to eate to
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you Sa we hav a bad chance to rite
i think we hav a god chance for
uncl bena goes to the offs tweist a
weak an we Jeste hafte to sende
asa ther doante lack at the chance we
hav to git leters we waunte you to
rite as ofte as you can if you [d?d]
rit bute hav you ar we want
to se you but ef we caint Se her
we are don puling foder al to the
new ground wel I wil clse
Jeames an Mere Poe to wi[lia?]m [4]
S Poe

  1. miele = Emily, James R. Poe’s wife
  2. ceare = carry
  3. Joh = jaw
  4. page damaged
September 6, 1862


Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL


Co. I, 32nd Alabama Infantry
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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