Monroe County Va aug Sunday 31 th 1862
Camp near center vill Dear father and
mother and brother and Sisters wife
and children it is with thanks to
you that I am permited to write to
you to let you know that I am well
as i am at this time though I am not very
well at this time I am very week
beut I still remain able to go a
bout but I still remain truly
hope thees few lines may find you
all well and dooing well I can
inform you that we ar agoing
to leeve hear in the morning
we ar expecing to go to [ca?] now
in salt works the yankeys have
perty much all left that part
of the cuntry and if we doo go
I dont know when I will write
a gain you must write regular
I rote a letter yesterday which
warner hale will fech and he will
fetch Sary a hadkerchief and
riban and I have a [boosom?] for
adaline which majar Davis has
[page 2]
got that I will send the first
chance that I have

Joseph carico [1] said tell his
mother to have me summansed
as a witness in his tryal at
septemeber term so no more at
at presant but still remains
your sone till death from
Ephram Hampton
to Andrew Hampton
[???] Hampton

  1. Joseph H. Carico of Co. C
August 31, 1862


Co. C, 45th Virginia Infantry and Co. G, 63rd Virginia Infantry
Sergeant (later 2nd Lieutenant)
Residence (County): 
Grayson County, VA


Residence (County): 
Grayson County, VA
Residence (County): 
Grayson County, VA
Residence (County): 
Grayson County, VA


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Monroe (W.Va.)


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Messick
Transcription Date: 
September, 2013
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2013

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