der father and Mother a fu [1862]
lines to you i aint well
this morning but i hop i wil
be in day or two i hop this
wil find you well and doing
the Same i wod be glad to Se
you wont more in this world
and i hop i wil be fore long
i [???] [???] [???] to rit you at
this time we hav hard times
her won that hant bin in
the war dont no enything a
bout hit nor i cant tel you hf
how bad hit tis tha is a hep
of Sixnes her in camps wel the
her aint more than haf gron
hit tant lik i am yosto i
wont you to rit how your
corn is holdin out and what
you do for hors fead and how
henry look and rit how
[Page 2]
how brother Jim is a giting a long
and whot he is a doin for bredd
i wish i wos at hom to help
you for i no you hav a hard time
ef i was thar i cod work all day an
haf the nit and then i wod be Sats
an can cap mi hogs from goin
wild tel i git back for hogs is
Scas her in this part of tenness
this is bedferd County Mother
you told me to not think of home
So mutch i tel you what is the fact
eny body that lovs thar famley
and fathers and mother and brothes
and Sisters lik i do tha cant help
but think of them i dont no
how other treat them you no
i put mi trust in god that he
mai help me to return hom
W S Poe to James and Mary Poe

Date Note: 
Possibly 1862


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


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

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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