Campt Near Centreville va
Febuary 25th 1862
Dear mother
I take the oppunity this
morning to Drop you afew
mor lines to let you know
I am well hoping those few
lines may find you the
Same I have not got any
nuse to write to you that
would interest you I am
going to Joine the Reuglar
Armey for life time
By so Doing Ican get
60 days furlow and $22 [?]
Dolars amonth when I am
Only geting 11 Dollars I will
go Down on the Coast
on a vessel to manage
the Canon on the water
they air Cald the gun
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I will Bee on the see all the
time I Expect that we will
on the See some times
for six months we will Bee where we Cant see
any land it is mity
hard work But I had much
Rather Bee thair than to
bee here when we get
thair we will not have
any force marches to take
no guard Duty to Do thair
like we have to do here
it is very hard on us
here we have to stand
guard no mater how coald
it is the Snow has Bin
3 feet Deep here this winter
we hav to pay mity
hie for the things that
we By we give $1.50 cts
a galon for Syrop
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I Expect things aire Cheaper
thair than they air up here
we give 100 [a] lbs for Coffee [1]
when you write to me again
tell me how my litle
Goats is geting on tell
Buck to take good care
of them for me Kiss
him for me and tell
him that I think of him
all the time Dont let
him forget me you
must not forget me write
Soon Direct youre letter
to manassas Junction va
in care of Captin G.. W.. Wimberly
Company K 11th Regiment
Ga volinteerse
I remain yourse Truly

Joh.. A.. Everett

  1. $1.00 a pound for coffee
February 25, 1862


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


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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