Hawkins4

Transcription: 

Williamton North caliner
February the 8 1863
Der Wife I seat my self to
Write you a few lines this leaves
me Well and the other boys is
all well to I reseave your leter
yow sent by E. Gather I was
glad to hear from yow an to hear
you all was well I got that
trunk you sent an all was
write in it I was very glad to git
it we are a bout three miles from
Williamton an we have bin under
marching orders for roo weakes I dont
now wher but I think we will
go back to Charleston a gian I
hope so I hope when this com to
hand it will fine you all well
times is Dull hear I hardley now
what to write now write
how you are a gitting a long with
you crop an how you hirtin Dos
I wod lik to hear from you ofnier
than I Do times is so that
I cant write nothing that is
worth hearing now I recon you
[page 2]
heard a bout that fun tha had
at Charleston took one gonboat
an sunk too mour an fired one mour
run off tha sonk them
My respect to all inquring frendes
an reseave the same you Self
write ofnier if you can I remane
yours tell Death
E.T.D. Hawkins to M. Hawkins

W W Bentha an
W Hawkins
send thar best respect to you
an
Miss J.C. Hawkins

Date: 
February 8, 1863

Author(s)

Other: 
Cousin of Reuben Bussey
Unit: 
Company I, 46 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

Other: 
Wife of E. T. D. Hawkins

From

From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Talbot

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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