Atlanta May 14th 1861
Andy Dere Sir
As I have nothing els to do I will drop you a few
lines to let you know that I am yet in the land of
the living Merril Humphries Staid all knight
with me about a month ago and that was the first
time I had herd from you Since I left their he
told me that George Moore had ritten to you to
know where I was and I told Merril to tell you
to Send me the letter or write to me where
his post Office is Iwould like you would send me
the letter if you please and write a few lines on
another slip and send with it how you all are
getting along I would be glad to here from you
at any time I have no news of importance only
war. war. war. it is in evry boddys mouth eaven the
little Boys you can here them on evry corner and
in the streets file. right. March. with as great
an ayre as a No 1 Drille Officeser I never See
more exciting times in my life nor harder
there is nothing doing in the way of work comparatively
there is too Boss Carpenters that are making up
Companys of carpenters one has 50 odd and the
other something over 40 C.O.C. Gar[?]ells
Regiment is to be mustered in to service
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I will Just send you to days paper and you
can read for you self give my compliments
to the Old man I wish hime much Joy and
happyness give my respects to Jo and Tom and all the rest
of my friend nothing more I remain yours &c
John Frost

May 14, 1861



Company C, 30 GA Infantry ("Campbell Sharpshooters"); Bank's Partisan Rangers, 21 GA Cavalry [summer 1862 only]


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Modern-day Fulton

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Shiloh Peters
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July, 2012
Michael Ellis
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December, 2012

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