Camp Near Tenn river aug the 18 / 62

Dear cosin it
is with the greatest of
pleasure that i lift my pin
to hand to in form you
that i re ceived your letter
on the 17 whitch was brake
open and red with the grais
of pleasure it gave me
great satis faction to her
from you and to here that
you was well and doing well
dear cosin i have nothin
that would intrest you to
here more than all is in
tolrable good health we are
knot in the same brigade
that we first was in
weare now in donelsons brigaid
and there is apart of that
on the other side of the river
and we expect that we will
be thare in less than a weak
but i can not tel whether
we will or not So it
is not worth while to
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say for i Do not no
any thing about it
James Dale is coming home
in 2 or 3 days and he will
bring this letter to you
i must come to aclos
for dinner is ready and
n[o]w i have got my vaitals
as D L sais i must come
to aclose rite soon

T E mcmackin Ann iwish

that you was here

to day

To Ann Honnoll

August 18, 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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