the 29 1863

camp neear chat ta nooga tenessee dear sister i this morning
take the oppertunity to drop yo a few lines to inform yo that i am well
at the presant time and all the rest of the boys that is hear with me
sister we are fareing purty bad at this time but i hope that we will gt
to seeing better soon sister we have had avery hard fite about t ten
miles from chat ta nooga on chickamogga creak in gorga sister i have not
hear from mister lacy sence he left marastonn about fore weeks ago
i saw george severel times before the fite but i have not sean him sence the
fite i heard that he was wondid in the lague but i sopose not very bad
there was five of our compney kild and wondid dave gefcote was kild frank
hudgens was wondid and died after he was tuck of on the field frank s smaet
was slite ly wondid bil jones was wondid rollen sweat got a flesh wnd in
the thy i came out safe but it is all i can say i have all ways crave to
fite a lit gust to no what it is to go in to a bat tle but i got the
chance to tri my hand at last a nough to sad isfi me i never wan to go in
to an nother fite any more sister i wan to come home worse than i eaver
did be fore bwt when times gits bet ter i will tri to come home thare
has ben a grate meney soeldiers runing away late ly but i dont want to go
that way if i can get home any other way i saw warren athey,and andew hix
the oth er day i am go ing to sea them in the morning they are camt in about
a mile of us i wil come to a close W C Athey
to emily Athey

September 29, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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