Nov the 28 1861
Hyland co Va
Strait creek Po of
Dear cousin
I take my pin in
hand to let you no that I am
well and hop when these few lins
coms to hand tha may find you
injoying th same blessing I received
yore letter wich was dated the 11
it gav me grat satisfaction to read
I would be glad to here from you
all evry day if I could I havent
much more to writ we ar at work
on our houses to winter in we hav
about thirty houses commenst but
I dont no whin we I will get them
done but I hop it will not be long
if we hav got to sta here it will
take abut sixty houses to hold this
ridgment there was artilry company
come here wednesday eavning tha come
from green brire river the forces is
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all left greenbrier an gon to
manassa there was fore thousan stad
at montorey the other night tha was
going to manassa and one ridgment come
to craborched 7 miles west of the camp
tha ar going to take winter qarters
there there was one man dide las night
in cap holly company mr nimmo was the
man from Franklin Co tha ar going to
sind him home to be barried so I
must qut writing for I hav nothing
to writ that will interrest
you Jams an Peter is well and mess
no 5 is all well we hav lost two men
out of our company Gorg Fauts and
Gorg Alman and grat many sick yet
we hav had two snows here and
some here yet Fanna you must come
over and see me when we mov in
our houses So I must close by
asking you to writ soon giv
my lov to aunt an all the rest giv my lov
and respects to al inquiring frinds except a dew portion for
V B West

November 28, 1861


Co. B, 58th Virginia Infantry
Residence (County): 
Bedford County, VA



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Transcription/Proofing Info

Nicol Teghtmyer
Transcription Date: 
August, 2009
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2009

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