Lagraing Geo Oct 23 1863 [La Grange]
Oliver Hospitle
Dear wife I right you a another
Shorte letter as I have knot herd
from you by the head of this leter
you Will See that I am at thes
hospitle yet and I dont know
when I will leve as Jenerel brag
has dispach here knot send any
more from hear as his army is
in a moveing Condition I am
getting on very well and I do
hope that you and the children
are well I want to see you all the
Worst sorte you Cant tell how bad
I do want to see your fases but I
still live in grate hopes of doing
so before a grate while so you
must do the best you Can
Keepe in good sperets and trust
in the good one and I think it
Will all Come owt Wright
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at last I think a grate eal a
bowt home and want to be thar
bwt it Cant be So I wrote to
hes since I have bin here but hav
Knot had aletter from him
tel Jass and family that I send
my best love to them all
tell pap to right to me and
you be Shore to right as soon
as you get this and direct
it to lagrang oliver hospi
tle Just as you Wowld if I
was in the regment So mat [1]
for that name is deares to me
than eny other on arth I wi
ll Close trwsting that you and
the children are all well
tell the children all howdy
and to be good children and
to mind yow and be dutiful
an loving to on[e] an other
So good by your John Mcorkl[e]

  1. mat = Martha
October 23, 1863


Company H, 37 GA Infantry


Wife of John McCorkle


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

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