Camp Barto manassas Junction August 26th 1861

Dear ma
I take my pen in hand this morning to
Drop you afew lines to informe you
that we air all well and in
good health and ihope when this
leter gets in your hands it will
find you and the Babys all in
good health too we have had some
verry Coald wether up here and iwant
you to send Both of my winter vest
you know what ones imean the one
pa got from the Ives and that Doble
Brested one and Farther says he wants
his winter vest too Send Both of mine
and Farthers and send me some winter
Pants pa says send hime his thick
Pants too put them all in anice
litle Box get Rance to make the
Box for you and get him to send it
off for you put the Cloths in
it and put Farthers name on it
and Directet it Just like you
do the leters and iwish that
you would put in the Box alitle
Botle that would hold about 1 gal
on of good whiskey for Farther to
take when it ranes al So Send
in the Box Some writing paper and
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abotle of good ink and Some pens
if you pleas Send us all Some
Socks too for we need them verry
Bad Send us some shoe strings
ithink we will all Be at home
By Christmas if not Sooner you
must Keep in good hart and
Send me some tobaco 4 or 5 pounds
and Send us 2 pr of Drawes apeace
if you pleas Brother said send him
his lind pants he Said tell
Buck and the Baby howdy for him
tell Buck houdy for me Kiss him
and the Baby for me and tell
them Both houdy and send me
Some of his hair if you pleas
we get nothing to Eat But Beef
and Biscuet we have aplenty of
Sugar and Coffee we have it 3 times
aday you must write to us Every
week and let us now how you
air geting along iliked to Forgot
about my litle goat write how
he is geting along iff we Dont
Die with Camp Dease you need not
Bee uneasy for idont think that
we will get in to afight
there is agreat Deal of sickness
in Camps they Die up here Evry
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iwant you to write to me and
tell me if imay Bring my Wife
home when iget maried iam agoing
to Get maired when iget Back to

write Soon as you get this
leter and tell me all the nuse
give my love to all the
folks around Hayneville
and Keep aportion for youer Self
Farther an Brother Send there
love to you and the rest

Direct youre leter to Richmond
in Care of Capt George Wimberly
11th Ga Regement Houston volenterse

Good By

John. A. Everete

August 26, 1861


Son of Jesse H. Patience Everett; Brother of Thomas H. Everett
Company K, 11 GA Infantry


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


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Prince William
From Note: 
Camp Bartow


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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