Hodnett2

Transcription: 

[The regiment had recently moved to the Savannah area]

January the 16th 1862 Dear Father I imbrace
the opportunity to write you a few
lines tolet you know how we are geting
along James and John are well except
Jamses hand he burnt it with a burning
Iron since we mooved here though it
is geting well. I havent seen a well day
since I had the Measls though I have
bin able to be about our streets a little not
much. well I will way something about
the money I drew. I drew $23 I sent you $15
by Dr. Sapington I kept the balance not
knowing when I might need it. I had to
borrow some when I was first taken sick
Paper is Scers at this time
and I have to buy sum few things yet so I
only have $4 ½ dollars left. well Father I have
no news only we have mooved up on the Macon
and Savanah Rail Road 4 miles above Savanah
Tip and brother John are in the Hospital John is
thare weighting on Tip he is very sick . we have
not seen them yet though I think I will soon see
them, Father tell Mothe to send me a little dried
frut if she pleases [L?]ut Hurt or [???]
[added upside down at bottom of page]
Nothing more at presan
Direct your letter to Savana

Date: 
January 16, 1862

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company K, 13 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

From

From State: 
Georgia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Chatham

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Troup

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
December, 2012
Proof Date: 

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