Feb 24 this 1862
Dear wife i take the oppotunity of riteing
you a few lins to let you no that i am well
at this time an i hope this letter may reach
you in due time an find you an the children
in good health i have got no nus to rite at
this time onley we have got a hard wind
here to day this makes three letters that
i have rote to you an i have got no ancer
from you i want you to rite to me once
a weake i rite to you fore times a month
my dear wife i fair verry well at this time
i git flour beef rice Shugar coffee bacon
larde an peas we draw all of this an we
all by butter an Surup an buttermilk
we are doing well at this time our men is
all well but 3 or 4 an it is not So
harde on me for i dont have to Stand
gard but once a week i stood last
mondy an it was a pleasant day only
the mud i had to bog through it all
day an then at nite every thing frozeed
harde an i got one of my little toes frost
bit but i am at this time hartyer than
i ever was before i weigh one hundred
an sixty five lb lbs i have rote to dolly
an She dont rite i want them all to rite to
me for it churs me up when i git a letter
i feel then like i had seen some of you
give my love to all my dear i dont think
we will have to fight unless we go to
Tenesee there is a talk of us going but we
dont no eney more about it than you do
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my dear i wish i could see you if it
want but five minuts an them dear
little ones how bad i want to see you
an them when all of these twelve months
men gets back i can git a furlow for 30
days you must do the best you can tell
i git back you must be a good gal tell
i git home an do all you can to
git a long for if i ever git home i
cant do verry much work for my thumb
is rite Stif i cant git it round a ax
handle to cut you must rite Soon
i remain yourse untell dath dath
T W G Inglet
to his dear wife
Martha A Inglet

when this you see
remember me tho
we are nine hundred
miles a part god bless
you an them little
ones i would give
all i have got to see
you an them
i hope that god is on
our side an that is
all i want if he is
tell all of the folks
howdy for me good by
my dear wife
T W G Inglet
manasssas Manassas

February 24, 1862


Company C, 28 GA Infantry
Private; Corporal


Wife of Thomas Inglet


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Prince William


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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