talladega Ala this June the 23 1863
dear father and mother and brothers and
sisters it is threw the kind mercys of god
that i am permited this morning to drop
you a fue lines to inform you that i am
yet on the land and a mong the living
and as well as common hoping those lines
may find you in joying good helth i
have nothing of mutch interest to wright
to you times is hard hear tho we have plenty
to eat such as corn bred and bacan i will
inform you that i have bin home on a
furlough a gane i found my family
all well tho tha was not well when i
left home Alcy was not well she had
the chils and fever i am uneasy a bout
her i left home the 16th of this instant
i recived a leter from you when i came
back to camps and i was glad
to hear from you and to hear that you was
well and getting a long with your crop
so well i have knot heard from William
yet i have rote to leters i directed
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them to the 32 regment Ala vl
Tulahoma po Tennessee if that is knot
the rite way to back it i wont you to
tell me the rite way i recived a leter
from Wm ireland the other day he was
well and harty i will inform you that
John is knot well the docter ses he
Had got the janders i suppose that
The govener has order 7 thousand more
Men out of this state tho i dont see whare
Tha ar to come from i want you to writ
To me what BM Kimbrel is dooing i
Heard that he had joind hiwlets
Battalion i wold bee glad if i cold
Get to com hom to stay so that i cold
Come and see you all one time more tho
i dont see mutch prospect of peac yet
i still want youre prayres and i want
you to go to see Alcy and the childern
every chanc so i must close by saying
that i remane your sun tell death
from J J Randolph to
James poe and family

June 23, 1863


Residence (County): 
Walker 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, 2012

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