Richmon July the 9
My Dear wife i have a few
Spair moments to Drop you
lines leaves me an the
boys well i have gained
eight or ten pounds in
waight Sence i left home
we all had a pirty roughf
time of it got on Safe
we have a plenty to eat
but god help the cooking
i Say i can Stand all
the hard Ship of the camp
life verry well but my
god the conduct that
i See carread on in camps
it wounds me to my verry
Sole i learn to day thear
is one por fella in camps
that is going to bee Shot
for Sum in Solence to
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one of his officers poor
fella i Sed him a few
moments a go while i
was on drill i looked a
cross to the guard house
an tha war tieng him
fighting the enema is
nothing but to live in
camps with theaves an
dogs is tirible o my
Dear how i long to Se you
my dear i have often
told you that i loved you
an So i did and if you only
knew how bad i want to
See you an the children
you would beleve me
tel my little boy howda
for me kiss them both
for papa an dont let Ezekiel
forgit his papa
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Patence my dear pleas
write to me as soon as
posibl direct your leter
to Richmon virginea o my dear
if you onley new my feelings
to day you wold bee sorry for
me and those feelings is onley
produced by the conduct
of Sum of the men in camps
with me i Say men but
if i had Subted dogs
it wold have Suted much
better my dear pleas
pray for your husban that
we may meet once more
in this life and i will
Spend the balance of my
life by your Side
i am your loving husban
until death

J H Everett

July 9, 1861


Father of John A. and Thomas H. Everett; Husband of Patience Everett
Company K, 11 GA Infantry


Wife of Jesse H. Everett; Mother of John A. and Thomas H. Everett


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2012

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