CO. K. 22 . Ala Regt. Nov. 11th/ 63

Dear Mother
I take my pen in hand to
write you afew line to let you
no that I am well as comm
on hoping that these few
lines May come safe to hand
and find you in Joying the
best of helth
Mother I have nothing of in
portants to write to you at
the presant but I thought
as I had the opper tunity of
send ing this letter by hand
to montgomry by hand I woud
write afew lines to you to
Let you no no how I was
agetting along I saw champion
and Mr Lacy this morning tha
are both well at this time
weaire looking fur Mageor
Hart to day I hope that he will
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bring me some little tricks that
I am am needing very bad if
you have not sent aney thing
by Magor Hart I want you
to send them by ben mitchel
my vest socks and hanker
chiefs by ben Mitchel if he can
bring them and you can seea
him he sais that he will try
to go and sta all night with
you if he can get the chance
I want you to send me alofe
of lite bread and abig
potatoe rashenes is prety short
we have haird times heaire
as you no but will try to
in dure it I hope that the war
will come to aclose some time
soon so that we all can come home
wonse more thaire is agood maney
getting furloes I intend to
make an application fur
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furloe some time this winter
aney how as soon as the opper
tunity will admit of so do
ing general bragg sais the is
going to furloe all his men
this winter if he does
I sure will get a ???????> [1]
I want to seea you very bad
I hope by the help of God I will
get home again Me & Mr. Lacy
was talking this morning of
appling fur afurloe about
the same time Mother if you
have sent me any thing thing by
the Magor you can me some
thing to eat by Mitchel any
how I want you to send
me some thin to eat evry
chance to help out short
rashenes we have not had
but little dewty to do cince
the battle except pickett
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dewty we have had abudance
of pickett dewty to do tho I
dont mind that much we exsp
ect to go to drilling to morrow
Nothing more at this presant
Your true and affection
until death ???> [2]
Goodby Dear Mother
fur the presant

G. W. Athey
G W To his Mother
To his Mother

  1. damage at fold in page
  2. damage at fold in page
November 11, 1863


Co. K, 22nd Alabama Infantry
Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL


Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL


To State: 
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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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