Miles1

Transcription: 

1861
Georgia Cobb County November the 15

my Dear Son Joseph
I Send you a few linds to let
you know how we ar all gitting a
long we ar gitting a long vearry well
I am Done geathing Corn I maid
30 loads but aint got it Sush [1] yeat
my health is about like it
wase when you left hear the Rest
of the famley is all well exept
bad cold the weather is warme and
plesent hear I am case [2] of nuse at
this time if you need enney thing
let us know and we will Send
it to you you must write Soon
So no more at present
Remain yours un tell Death
John Miles
tell James that his Father Famley is
all well and Fanny is as sweet
as ever F.E.M.
Jo you ought to just see the love
letters I have recive from hardy and
house thay did not pass them throw
your hand if thay had i woud
not recive them these air better than
them three were this was better than Miss Mary
please honey do rite

Footnotes: 
  1. Sush = shucked?
  2. case = scarce
Date: 
November 15, 1861

Author(s)

Other: 
Father of Joseph A. Miles
Other: 
Sister of Joseph A. Miles

Recipient(s)

Unit: 
Company O, Phillips GA Legion ("Marietta Guards")
Rank: 
Private

From

From State: 
Georgia
From County: 
Cobb

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
January, 2013
Proof Date: 

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