Richmond Virginia July 22

Dear Wife I Seat my
self to Write you A few lines
to inform you that I am not Well at
this time but able to be up but I hope
this Will reach & find you all well & doing
well. I reseived your leter the 19 of July
I was glad to here that you all was well
I have nothing interesting to writ to
you at this time I wood like to sea
you all the best in the world I am
leving heer Just as soon as I Can
get A furlow I am going to trie for
one be four long there is sevrel of
the Boys going home on A furlow
and I think I will git off in A few
weeks but if I dont Come you want
to be uneasy a bout me I will Come
Just as soon as I can I sent you ten
dolars By Caid Armstrong & you did not
writ whether you had got it or not
if you have not got it I want you
to git some body to go and git it
I sent tenn dolars to you by Duke Martin
I kep the rest as I was in bad health
And got the most of it stoled from
me I have not herd from WE [Mills?]
sence I left Sharlatsvill he was in the
hospitel sick that has ben A bout six
weeks A go lisy I want you to take [good?]
[cere?] of the Children unt tell I come home
& not let them forget me
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So I will Close for this time hoping
to here from all soon I remaine
your Affection husband untell death
J. V. Fuller to Elisabeth Fuller

Dear Mother I will
writ you A few lins to let you know
that I have not forgot you I resieved
you leter of the 19 of July I was glad
to here from you you rote to me that
Agustian was one of the swetest Boys
in the Confederacy I belive that my self
and I think Mary Jane is equily as sweet
tell Isrel that I dont want him to forget
me [becaus?] he is over thirty five year
old tell him not to think hard of me
becaus I have but litle time to writ
Isrel I want you to writ me Just as
soon as this leter Comes to hand if
you pleas an writ me all the news
that is going in the Cuntry. so I will
Close for this time hoping to here from
you all soon I remain as ever your
sinsur friend untell death
J V Fuller to Mary J Lukas

July 22, 1862


Co. H, 4th Mississippi Infantry and Co. C, 2nd Mississippi Infantry
Residence (County): 
Itawamba County, MS


Residence (County): 
Itawamba County, MS


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Messick
Transcription Date: 
April, 2014
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
May, 2014

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