Apr the 24 this 1862
Dear wife i received yourse of the
17 inst an i was glad to heare from you
an to heare that you was well
this leaves me well an i hope to god
this will find you an all the rest
well give my love to all my folks
an tell them to rite to me an let
me heare from them tell Sister
Mary that henry is in the hospit
al at richmon when he left
yorktown he was bad off
i dont think he will live i have
to tell you of a bad axident that
hapened to day the best gun that
we had on our
battery bursted to day an wounded
8 of the men i was close to the
gun when it bursted but thank
god i did not git hurt tom newman
is ded he died on the 17 inst look
over this bad riteing for i have jest
ben to the Spring an i am nurvuss
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you must rite Soon my dear you
must do the best you can tell i git
back if i ever do but i have
got but little hope i was on
picket yestiddy an the yankeys
Shot at me all day an the balls hit
in fore feete of me but i hope god
is on my Side you must Save me
the prittys pup of filows an feede
it well tell i git home i will Send
you an hester a ring tell hester
to git Papy to Sanpapr
hern for i did not have eny to
finish it with to my love

to my love M A Inglet
T W G Inglet

April 24, 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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