East tennessee Morristown
July the 8, 1863
Dear brother sister I this morning conclude to Drop you afew lines
being that it is araining and I want some thing to pass the time off this
Dont Leave Me me verry Well at this time and I have Not bin in some
time past but I Keep up and astiring and hope I will soon be as well as
ever and Emily I hope this will find you all Well and harty and Emily I
Dont have any thing Strange to Communicate to you at this time We have
rain Daily and I am fearful that it will inJure the Wheat crop up in this
potion of Tennessee the Wheat is in the Shock in the field Emily I received
yoursans and Louieser letter on the the 4 of this month and I rote to
Louieser on the fifth of the Month Which was next day and if this Letter
had Good Luck it Will Get to you on the 13 of this month and I hope it Will
be shore to get their in Due time Emily I have Not Seen Champion in Nearly
too monts the third battalion is Still at Cumber Gap and I hope Doing Verry
Well but they complain Som at their fair they Dont Get anuff to Eat at times
but As for my self I Get A plenty and more than I eat but I Dont eat much
these tims my appetite is not verry Sharp these Days Emily if your father
and Louiser has not Started When you Get this Letter tell Louiser She must
bring or send me Some Cotton Socks if She can Get them With out bying them
if She has not Got them if She had not Got them on hand fur hur not to by
them & I probialy I can by them up hear but I Dont expect She has any oct
cotton socks on hand but I rote the perticulars in Louisers letter last sun-
day and tell your farther he must Get A passport at montgomery at the ticket
office so as he Wont be bartherd on the Way they are verry particular on the
railroad Emily I Saw one corn Silk this year and I expect you have rosonears
before this Time Emily tell Louieser I think I will be shore to
Stay hear Long anuff for hur to come and if hur farther has not
Started she must be shore and come with him but she must not Start by
hur self if She never Comes.
Emily I reckon this is ten cents Worth and I had better quit for this
time Nothing More from Jasper H Lacy
Emily Kiss Little Sally for me and tell mortha she must Liurn fast at School
Yours brother J.H. Lacy

July 8, 1863



Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL


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

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