Corinth Miss Tisomingo County
Saturday May 8th 1862
[Mr?], Thomas J Price
Dear Brother I taik the pesent oppertunity
to Rit you a few liens to let you know
I am giting a long throw lief the few liens
lievs me unwell But I am able to Bee
up and a Bout I hop thes few liens May
come safe to hand and fiend you and famly
well and Dooing well I was sory to her of
your wonds Being so Bade But I hope you will
get well, I got your letter that you sent
Bey John Brister, that is a heep of the
company sick tha was sevrel of the Boys
sent of[f] to oxferd Below hollay springs on
the sentrel Rail Road to stay tel tha get well
H T M hairington was one of the sick that was sent of[f]
the rest of the company that was well has Bin
on the Batel field for the last week, But
tha got Back to camps yesterday evning
I wasent able to go out mi self
tha say that the emeny is till advancing to corinth
I think that we air going to hav a nother
Dredful fight But I think that we will
fight at our one [1] Brest works this time
we hav A gooddail strong armey her now
then we had Before, Thomas I rot
you a letter and sent hit off But I Recond
that you never got hit Thomas you
wanted to know something a Bout your
things I Dont know eny thing a Bout them
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I recond that tha was all lost
I will say to you that we hant recievd
eny pay yet But tha say that tha will
pay us up in a few Days But I Dont
know wither tha will or not I wont
you to Rit to me as son as you git
this letter and let me know how you
air giting a long so I most Brin mi letter
to a clous for this time so Nothing more
only remain your affectionate Brother
untel Death H H Price
To Mr. Thomas J Price

  1. one = own
May 8, 1862


Co. B, 7th Mississippi
Residence (County): 
Lawrence County, MS


Co. B, 7th Mississippi
Residence (County): 
Lawrence County, MS


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Heather Messick
Transcription Date: 
December, 2013
M. Ellis
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