Apr 19 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 these few lins may
find you an all the rest well
i have got no news to rite only
tom newman is ded he died
the 17 inst the times is tite out
heare there was a fight too mils
below us las friday an our men
licked them the Shells burst
over our heads ever day but no
one is hurt yet there was a nother
fight last Saturday nite an we
lost not a man an we expect
to fight all the time we are in
line of battle half the day an
half the nite how i long to go
to the place where the folks
Sleeps all nite i have not Sleep
a nite in too weeks i hope god
is with us the yankeys has
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Shot at me time an a gain an
tha have not hurt me yit an
i hope god will pertect me from
them Captin hill, got a cross the
picket line nite before last a
putin on the gards an one of our
pickets Shot him he is one of
our Captins he got Shot through
the arm jest be low the Sholder
tell Salley young that her brother
Asker is ded the first fight
we only lost killed an
wounded was thirty five an the
loss of the yankeys was Sed to
be eight hundred you can see
one hundred at a Site tha have
never burred the ded i Started
to rite on the 19 but i did not
have time to finish tell to day
wich is the 23 you must do the
best you can my love and pray
for me tell all the folks howdy for
me an tell them that it would do
me good to See them to my love T W G Inglet
york town va rite soon

April 19, 1862


Company C, 28 GA Infantry
Private; Corporal


Wife of Thomas Inglet


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

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