Honnoll5

Transcription: 

Camp Dowd Novembur

Camp Dowd Decembur the 1 fus

1861
My Deareley and belove it is with a trem
bling hand a lov ing heart that I
take my pen in hand to rite to you one
line more to let you know that I
am well hopeing you are inJoying
good health I have rote to you and have
[to?] recieve any ansuier but I will S[t]ill kwep
a rite ing untill I find out that
you ant a going to rite to me I think
you have Sherley forgeten me one that
loves you So deare I will tell you a
bou[t] us going to move a gain I rote to you
that that wee wod leave here Some time a
go bu it was a falts report that I herd
but wee will leave her to morowu
night with out a dou leave fur
Savanah Georgia I havent tim to
rite anymore I hafta fix up my close
and cook prvisions to take with us
Nothing more at presant only you remain
my loving and affectan friend untill
death from John N Dale to

Sarah Jane Honnoll

Date: 
Date Note: 
November or December 1, 1861
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. D, 24th Mississippi Infantry

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Monroe County, MS

From

From Note: 
Camp Dowd

To

To State: 
Mississippi
To County: 
Marion

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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