the Stat of Alabama
tusca March the 16 1863
der companion i rit you
a fu lines to let you
no that iam well at
this tim and i [ho?]p
this wil find you
en Join the Sam bles
ing of god rodah i
am sory to think
tht i hafto go and
leve you so far i drother
stay with you than eny
body elce in this world
Rodah i dont know whether
i wil go of this time
or not i can git no
Strat nuse a bout the
war but I will Se a
gant morning Rhoda
i am pesterd ef I dont
Com back in a day or two
[Page 2]
you must do the
best you can Rodah Chickens
is 60 cens a head ages 50 [1]
cens adosan Rhoda i
send you 4 pens and
a S[???] and the litle
Set bab the yard of [2]
red ribin for you two
put hit on her a cap
or her bonnet Rhoda
i stad last nit with
William taler Rhoda
ef i go i dont think
i wil haf to sta long
Rhoda i met a bout
25 or 30 cavler a up a bout
lexionton to git the di
serters i dont know what
to do but i wil do the
best i can so far well
tel i her from you a
gan W S Poe to Rhoda

  1. ages = eggs
  2. Set = sweet?
March 16, 1863


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


Name Variant: 
Rhody, Rhod
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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