Camp near Tupulo July the 16 1862

Dear Cosin
inow take this oportunity of
Riting you a few lines to
let you know that ireceived
your kind letter yesterday
which gave me great Satis
faction to hear from you all
iwas alarmed when i
herd that uncle Bob brout
the Snuff to you all i
thout whether [ever?] [??????]
come back or not but
when i red the letter
i thought Just like you
that he was a good
fellow ann i wish that
icould see you all now
you had better not
come to the war till
James Sil[aven?] larkins bur[etin?]
hatley and Stinson all goes off
to the war then i want
you and John to come to
our company and not be
fore iwould stay here
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2 year just to get them
out in the war one time
but pore fellows som of them
might take the head ache
or the measels one if you
want ot ask me that question
rite it to me so[o]n and
if it is in my power
to anser it i will do it
prompt imust come to a
close for Mr purc[??] is going
off in the morning and i
want to get this letter
off with him give my
love to all that Se fit
to in quire after me
nothing more at pr
esent onley Remains your

Thomas E mcmackin

To ann Honnoll

my knife is verry


July 16, 1862


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


Residence (County): 
Monroe County, MS


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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