Camp Hardee nere Savannah Sept 17 1862
Dear wief I Seat my Self
this morning to drop you a few
lines to Let you no that I am well
hopeing these lines will you and
the childering well I rote to you
on yesterday I have no nuse to rite
you I Should not have ritin
so soon but I can send it by
hand and it wont cost any thin[g]
and I thought you would like
to here from me evey day if you
could I should from you and the
childering [?] [noe?] me and Bone bought [1]
a half gallen of Beanes this morning
and we had to pay 75 cts for them
we are a going to try Sum
beans and Beef for diner I dont
no how it will eat good I recon
for any thing eats good to a
Hungary man we have a heap
Pickett Duty to do here and gard
duty we have to go on the
Island picketing evey 3 days and
then stand Gard 2 days a week and
the ballence of the week we take
in drilling we have plenty of work
to give us good exercise to morrow
is thanks give day according
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I told John Causey to come up and gett
sum beanes & Roste Ears when he comes back

to President Davis proclamation
but we will have to be on
Pickett John Frost come up last
Sunday was a week and spent the
day with me he was powerful glad
to see me he told me when I rote
to give you all his best respects and
perticler to Budy & Zeppa he [want?]
to get transferd to this compay if he
can you rote you wanted to no
wether I had draw any bounty I have
not yet and I dont no wether I will
or not I think though I will after
a while I would give any thing
in the world if I Just could see
you and them Loveing little Babeys
I think I will get to come home
about the Last October or the first of nov
tell the childering tha must Save
me Sum warter melons and appels
when I come you nead not Send
me any clothing untel I Send you
word I Sent my linen coat home
by John Causey for I had no use
for it here So I must close so
more at present only remain your
affectionett Husband until death
A,J, White
rite Soon

  1. Pvt. Manning Bone of Co. C
September 17, 1862


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


Wife of Andrew J. White


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
Camp Hardee


To State: 
To County: 
To Note: 
Modern-day Fulton

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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