Fredricks Burg Va
Jan 4th this 1862
Dear Wife i take the time to rite you afew
lins to let you no that i am yet in the land
of the liveing but i am not verry well but
i am better than i was when i rot to you
before i hope this letter may find you an
all the rest in the best of health i have rote
tell i have got out of harte for i cant get a
ancer you must do better all of you an rite to
me for i never did want to get a letter
as bad in my life but i cant get one
i had no Christmas i was on Picket i was
on one Side of the river an the yankees on the
other me an them talk to each other all the
time we would have a Big fiers an So would
them an them an us would all go to
Sleep i have got a yankee Pistool it is
a rifel 13 inches long it is worth $25 dollars
an the first chance i get i am a
going to send it home you must excuse
this bad riteing for the win Blows so
hard tell i cant rite we have got no
tents yest an i dont exspect to get them
this winter i will Close By Saying i
Still remain youre true hus band untell
dath T..W..G Inglet
To Martha A Inglet
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To mother an Father
Dear mother & Father i thoght i would rite
you a few lins to let you no that i am not
verry well but i am Better than i have ben
i hope this may find you all well an doing
well i have no news to rite at this
time but i want you Both to rite to
me an rite all the news Holderfield [1] an
Tom Morris is gon our to day to flank
a hog or a Sheep i lent them my
Pistool to Shoot it with an we go in
Cohoot times is hard our heare tell
Jarusha that Ned was well yestiddy
but he is quite thin tell all of the Children
howdy for me an tell them to rite to
me rite to me what Martha draws
and tell her i will Send her one hundred
dollars when i get a Chance i will
Close i Still remain youre Son
as ever T..W..G. Inglet To
Mrs & Mr Inglet

  1. Pvt. Henry Holderfield of Co. C
January 4, 1862


Company C, 28 GA Infantry
Private; Corporal


Wife of Thomas Inglet
Parents of Thomas Inglet


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth and Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
February, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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