May the 22 this 1862
Dear wife i am well at this time
an i hope this letter may find
yo an the babys an all the rst
well dear wife i rote to you 2
weaks a go an i have not got no
ancer yet i have had a bad
time sence i left yorktown i hav
had to do on too meals in three
days while i was at yorktown i fair
ed verry well but the yankeys
Shot at me all day an nite the
yankeys over took us at wiliams burgh
an we give them hell our regment
did not git in the fight but we
doubblequicked fore mils through the
mud to th battle field an loaded our
guns but we did not git to Shoot
at them but we stood on the feild
in line of battle all nite in as cold
a rain as you ever Saw dear wife i
hope this thing will come to a close
before long so we can meat a gain
oh if i could heare that lovely
voys of little Ruths oh it would
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fill my bossom with joy but
i am a fraid i will never hear it
but i hope i will meat you an
them dear little ones in heaven
remember dear wife what the
bible ses remember thy creater
in the days of thy youth bring up
my babys rite an larn them to do
rite oh how bad i want to see you
an the babs you must do the best
you can tell i git home tell all
of Papys famley howdy for me an give
them my love an best respets an tell
them to rite to me so i must Close
so nothing more at this time but
i still remain youre loveing
husband untell death T W G Inglet
to A D V Palmer dear Sister i
rite you a short letter to let you no
that i have not had time ot rite
to you i got a letter from you
but i could not ancer it you must
rite to me i got one from Jim rite
yourse truly T.W..G Inglet

May 22, 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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