Smyth Co Va
June the 28, 1863
Dear Cousin
I seat my
Self to drop you A few
lines to let you now that I
am well at this time pap is not
well at tis time all the rest
of the folks is well as fur
I now Jack I want to now
whether thare is any chance to
git to come to your copany
I herd that thare was A copely
in your copany that was A going
to leave the copany Jack I want
you to Do all you can for me if
thare is ant one that will swap
I will give $100 dollars to Boot
if tha will swap with me I will
furnish a good horse if I can
git the swap if tha will swap
tel them to come to marion or down
to the Copany I want you to right
& let me now what tha will Do
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I want you to Do all
you can you now I would
like to be with you all
right soon and let me now
what tha will Do
you must excuse my bad righting
& speling nothing more at this
So Good By
James A Dutton
right soon
as this comes to hand

June 28, 1863


Co. A, 8th Virginia Cavalry
Residence (County): 
Smyth County, VA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
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