Agnew2

Transcription: 

tennesee may the 8 1863

dear father and mother both and
sister i take up my pen to let you
know that i am well we have
been moving a bout is the reasan
i did not write sooner first burnt bridge
below chickamagga i heard the yankees have
burnt ceder bluff mee and pery lyday and
is in a mess to gether i like this
plase very well if papa comes in a moth [month?]
send a pear of cotton pants there is no
chance for a fellow getting hom
now how write soon and
let me know how you are gitting
a long with the crops direck your
letter chickamagga tennesee write in your
next letter where william is so i
can write him a letter i have nothing
more to write but remain your son
until death J S Agnew

Date: 
May 8, 1863
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company B, 9 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private to Corporal

Recipient(s)

Other: 
Agnew Patriarch
Other: 
Agnew Matriarch

From

From State: 
Tennessee
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
Near Chickamauga

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Chattooga

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
December, 2012
Proof Date: 

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