Watkins13

Transcription: 

Camp near Atlanter this 9 June 1864
Dear wife I Seat my self to p[e]n you afew
lines which leaves me well and I
hope when these few lines comes to hand
they will find you and all c[o]nextions
well We are going to leave her to day
we drew mination to ca[?] to the
to the rosvill factory on Chatahoocha
river hit is nier home then hear
We will have to walk there I recon hit
is about 20 miles so far as I know
I think if times gits no worse then
what they are we will git to come home
about whet cutin time on a furlow
or some way the yanks is clost to
Marieta and the peple thinkes they
will be hear our confedracy is gon
up the spout when we git to the
factory the yankes wont be fur off
from us Thou I am in hopes they
wont come there Me and Morgan
and Edine verner has bin asquierl
huntin this morning no meat
I want to sea you all very bad you
must rite when you can and I will
do the same If you nead any more
more money you can git some in
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Me and Morgan and Edine
went over in town weserday in the
hospitle and I saw more then I have
sense the ware have comense Me
and the flints vill boys is all to
gether the shabham camp [1] is clost
by we are all in the same rigament
Sow I will close rite sone
James wadkins To Frankey Wadkins

Posey Guest to Sysanah Guest
Dear wife I am still in the land
of the livin I hope these few lines
will find you and the children well
I hant got time to rite Much the
wagons is come to move us we are
going to ceap the yankes from
crosing the river I hope we will
come home saft do the best you
can if I never return
Posey Guest
To Susanah Guest

Footnotes: 
  1. camp of soldiers from Habersham County
Date: 
June 9, 1864
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company E, 3 GA Cavalry (State Guards); Company F, 4 GA Militia
Rank: 
Private
Unit: 
Company F, 4 GA Militia
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

Name Variant: 
Franky
Other: 
Wife of James W. Watkins
Other: 
Wife of Posey Guest

From

From State: 
Georgia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Fulton

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Franklin

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
Transcription Date Note: 
April 2011; December 2012
Proofer: 
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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