Geo Campbell County Sept the 2nd 1862
Dear Andy I
Seat my self this morning to drop you a few
lines to let you know how we are getting along
I keep mending but slow the children are all well
and I hope this will find you enjoying good
health I have nothing new to write you I
have not heard from you since you left Atlanta
I shall look for a letter tomorrow I want you
to write to me how you like to stay there and
who is your mess Mr White I will send you
a box by Jim Blair I wanted to send it by Boin
to but couldnt get it ready. Your Father brought
me your picture, I think it, a very good one there
is nothing in this world that can ever get it
from me I look at it often the children has to see
it every day. I wish you could see little
Cissey kissing it for Pa-pa Zippy & Buddy say
they want you to come home Mr White I have
seen a lonesome time since you have been gone
Sundy was the longest lonesomeest day that
ever I saw Iin my life Your book Spergeon
[sermons?] do you want it Read your Testament
for your own sake. Mr White if we never meet
no more in this world I hope we will in a
better one. I would like to know [whether?]
you got any money after you left home
Mr White if you want to write anything
to me particular that you wouldnt wish
every body to see write it at the bottom
where I can tare it of[f]. Jo and Budy is gone
to Glens to see if Polie will come and weave out
my cloth for me Mr White dont let things here at
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home pester you any more than you can help
we will do the best we can, you take care of
your self while I am writing you can imagine
you see little cissey runing about over the
floor since you have been gone I have thought
of a good many things I would like to have
ast you about every thing was in such
confusion & hurry the morning you started that I could’nt think
of nothing Ihardly I wanted to I know I shall
never enjoy myself until you are with me I will
come to a close You must write often so no more
at present but remain your affectionate Margaret
until Death
Margaret White
If you get sick be certain and let me know

September 2, 1862


Wife of Andrew J. White


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


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modern-day Fulton County


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Shiloh Peters
Transcription Date: 
July, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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