July the 13 1862
Camp near Tupelo Miss

Dear cosin
I tke this oportunity
of inbracing myself
to rite you afew lines
this leaves me well
and got here on the 11
of this month i fou
nd them all well
[Mr?] E. B. Just got here
last knight he
says he is tired
of the horse pitle
i haint no nuse
in camp atall more than
the heal th in camp is
verry good now and i
hope that i may say
so un till peace is
made So then they can
return to there homes
in peace to there
homes Tell Cosin

Ann that
[page 2]
James R Dalle give me
that letter that She
Sent to me But it
was so old that I
want hur to rite
me a new one soon
as she can tell aunt
Jane Jane that i have
no more to rite
tell mrs thomas that
mr givens did not
have williams shius
done when i come
thare and I can not
tell when he will
I told him what
she said to
uncle Jerry and
D L Kelley was here
this weak they
were all well at
that time uncle
Carrol is going
thare to day he
[page 3]
says cosin [Ann?] iwant
you to give my love
to all of the conect
ion and tell them
to rite to me
son or sooner if
they can and I now
that they can if
they will and
when John and you
get [beder?] to come
Just rite to me
and I will
send you a hwdy
bill I must come
to a close nothing
more at present
onley remains your
afictianiate cosin
until death
Thos E Mcmackin

July 13, 1862


Co. D, 24th Mississippi Infantry
Residence (County): 
Monroe County, MS


Name Variant: 
“Dear cosin”


From State: 
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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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