the 25 1863
tullahome tennsse March
der companion i set mi self
down to rit you a fu lines to let
you no that i am as as common
tho i gard last nit and the
day be for and hit was the
coldes rain i evr sead and hit
tis how a snoing i hop this
wil find you and all the rest
well i hav not mutch to rit to
you this time only i wont to
se you the wos en the world
i dont know when i wil git to com
home but i hop be fore long
Rhoda tha is a goin to be Somthing
don be fore long no man cant
hier a Sub Stut how the old [1]
rich bug has to com out and
i think pas wil be md be [2]
Fore long i hop tha wil mak
Pase for i wont to be at
Home for tha aint no sats
Fact her turn and see
[Page 2]
a litle more tel all mi
good friendes to rit
wel Rhoda thar is the most
Swarin and card plain i
evr did se Rhoda you must
do the best you can tel i git
back i think i wil git back
be for long Rhoda I bleav
ef i wos you i wod go and
Mr Lefert a bout that droin
of money I think you
orto git more Rhoda i no
ef the war was stop and was
at home we wod se the most
pleaser in the world and i
think we wil git back thar
yit you must all cap in [3]
good hart for i dont think
the war wil go on mutch
longer So i must close rit soon
as you can i no your chance
is bad so remains your tru
loving husbon untel dath
W..S.. Poe to Rhoda Poe

  1. hire a substitute
  2. pas = peace
  3. cap = keep
March 25, 1863


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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