Jan the 26th /62
Dear wife i take the opotunity
of riteing you a few lins to
let you no that i am well
at this time and i hope that
these few lins may find
you the same dear wife i hope
i will git to see you a gain
before we die you must rite
to me soon an let me no
what you sent to me in the
box that that you sed you
was going to send to me an
tom Ross dear wife i want to
see you so bad an i think
i will git to see you in
the spring about march
i want to Come in march
if i can git off an i think
i will tho i may not
you must excuse my bad
riteing for i have to stand
gard so much in the Snow
an sleet tell i cant hold
still Trun over
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you must rite how my
sow comes on an rite if you
have got her at home or not
rite all the news to me that
you no an tell all the folks
to rite to me for it maks
me so glad to git a leter from
eney of you rite soon an
tell mother & Farther that
i want to see them an all
the rest of the folks give
my love to all an receive
the grateest parte for youre
self our men is all sick
but one or too but not down
tell Wm Rowland to rite to
me it takes all of our wages
to keepe us in Clothin an
tobacco nearly you must rite
soon you sed that you had
ben to youre Farthers you
tell him that i sed he
must git som Boys to
go to help whip the
yankeys turn over
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tell Ruth an Loocy howdy
for me an kiss them for me
god bless you an them i want
to see you an them so bad
but i hope that god is on
our side an if he is i do not
fear the theaves i do not
sleepe half my time when
i an in the bed i never
git Sleepy if i set up all
nite i can not sleepe
when i first come to manassas
i waid 155 lbs an now
i wai wa 135 but still i am
well tell all of my frinds to
rite to me i am a going to
make you a ring an send
it to you you must rite soon
i must Close for it is late
i remain youre true husband
un tell dath to my Dear wife
Thomas W G Inglet

January 26, 1862


Company C, 28 GA Infantry
Private; Corporal


Wife 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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