January 4 1863

my Dere wife i wonse more tak my pen in
hand to inform you that i am well at presant
hop these fiew lines will find you injoying the
same blesing i hav ben un well a whil back
with a bad cold but i hav got over it i hav nothing
of importenc to right i hav rought so menney
letters and git no ancer that i hav got out ov
all hart of right enney more for it semes that
yoou hav given out of gitting enney mor letters
i hav rought a letter evry weke sence i hav ben heare
an i hav not got but thre from you sence i hav ben
hear i want to heare from you and i want to hear
whether muwan has got Johnney back ornot i hav
givin him full control of him till i com home
i want you to right and lete me no whether he has got
him ornot i want to hear from you all and [nal?]
ho yuer a gitting a long the times semes long till
i can com hom and se you once mor and inJoy
youer compney once mor and i think that i will
be abl to liv in a bet stil than when i was hom bee
fouer for i coold se nothing but Desperration
for i had maid nothing to eight nor nothing [1]
to war but now i Shal hav See nothing to live
an sad ov right as sun as you git this letter and
let mee no how times is thar and let mee no
whether that you hav heard from Sidney senc
you rought the last letter if you new how
bad i want to hear from you you wod right
ameditley but out of sit out of mind
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Right and Direct youer letter to
the same plac for i Dont think that we
shal lev hear til we git ouer Dis charge
from the armey the capten sese that we
will git ouer Dis charge bey the first of
march so i must com to aclose giv mey
comple mentes to Cala Dona and my god
bless you all fare you well my Dear
wife S L Fuller

  1. eight = eat
January 4, 1863


Residence (County): 
Randolph County, AL


Residence (County): 
Randolph County, AL

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
April, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2013

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