Dear friends I for the
first time tak my pen in hand too writ
you afew lines to let you no how I am a
getting along this leavs me well at this time
though I cant tell how long it will be so
the Mesels are in the Camps Jim Dale has
got them they hav broke out over his fase or at
best it loks so I am in hops that when those
lines come to hand they mafind you all
well and in they in Jay went of good health
I hav not mutch to writ to you all I would
a glad that if it was so that I could see you
it would bee grat pleasure too me to see you
though I will hav to be sottishfuo and content
my self the best I can I will look forward too
the tim when we will all go back to gether the
boys will go hom as there time comes and my time
will come after while but that will not bee
lik all of us Return home to gether Billy will
go down too Jackson to night if we can get
him to go to git the money for they nine
rags Drill but he dont want to go it ma
be that som bodda else will go in his plase
I must come too aclose far this time Giv my
lov to all the rest and and reserve
aportion too your self excuse my bad writing
and spelling writ to me and tell me all
the news Nomore at this time
I but still re mains you friend untill Death

Z N Givens to

Jane Hannoll



Co. D, 24th Mississippi


Residence (County): 
Monroe County, MS


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To State: 
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Transcription/Proofing Info

Catherine Pettijohn
Transcription Date: 
December, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2013

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