Jimison3

Transcription: 

Intrench Camp Norfolk Va April 27th 1862
Mr Jamerson Dear Sir I take the presant opertunity
to write you a few lines to let you know how we
ar geting along I am doig verry wel my self William
is verry near wel he wanted to come to our camp the
other day but the doctor wouldent let him
I hope these few lines my find you all wel
you wanted know whether Saunders got your
letter or not it come hre and it was taken
to the magor he said it was all right
they Black water boys come in yesterday eve ning
I got the articles that was sent to me by S. P.
Garrant ouer joy aint bad to take we have all
had the mumps since you left the most ove
poage 2]
them is most wel we think all over thirtyfive
wil get to come home before long I have no
thing of importance to wright there has bin
atood many volunteered and exemt since you
left our croud was geting small before the
boys come in Harvey Quig is verry low they
think hel never recover the most ove The Frank[lin]
boys is on the mend i have written all the nuse
that is nesary we expect we will leave here before
long but we cant tel So nothing more at
preasant but remain your friend
until death
John C. Hartsel

Date: 
April 27, 1862
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
110th Regiment, Virginia Militia
Residence (County): 
Franklin County, VA

Recipient(s)

Unit: 
Co. G, 37th Battalion Virginia Cavalry
Rank: 
Private
Residence (County): 
Franklin County, VA

From

From State: 
Virginia
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"Intrench Camp"

To

To State: 
Virginia
To County: 
Franklin

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
February, 2014
Proof Date: 

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