Dear cister I this eavening seat my self to drop you a few lines which if comes
to hand will inform you that I am well at the present time hoping that they
may come to hand in due time and find you injoying the best of helth
Dear cister I have but little to write to you at the present time I received
a letter from you the other day and was glad to hear from you all and to hear
that you all was all well and you wrote that you was goin to church and you
said that you would be glad if I was there to go with you to chuch I
would be glad if I was there to be there with you cister the next letter
that you write tell me whear wash Gardner and tommas Kinion is for I never
heard whether they have gon off or not and aursbon Dun I heard that they
was conscrip and was discharge again. So write whear they ar and what they ar
doin and you also wrote that you had got a letter from barnet Athey and
the next letter you write to him write whear I am and tell him to write and
tell him to write to me and the next letter you write to me whear he is and
what Co he belong too and ridge and also cister you have bin wounting me to
Send you my pitue but we have bin whear I cant have it taken but I will Send
it the first chance that I have cister we have got back to the gap and I
expect that we will stay hear sum time the yakeys as bin in sight sents
we have bin hear and the other day we went out to hunt for them but we did not
find them So cister I will close So nothing moore
W C Athey
to Dear cister Mis Matilda

May 25, 1863


Co. C, 3rd Battalion, Hillard's Legion (later part of the 60th Alabama)
Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL



From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
From Cumblin Gap


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Casey White
Transcription Date: 
February, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
March, 2009

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