the 1863
Feb 26
Dear Wife i received youre letter of the
16th inst an i Was Glad to heare that you
Was Well this leaves me Well an harty
an i am Glad of it for i have ben in
Bad health for a long time you Sed that
the folks had a heap of partys i think
tha had better be at Somthing else i dont
think Plays Suit the times but ever
one to tha own notion i am Shut up
from all of the Plearsurs of this life an
i expect to Stay So as long as i [h??]
but i hope not i hope that god Will
have Compasion on me a poor Sole
if he dont i dont no What Will become of
me i am a triing to Serve him an i Want
you to do the Same you must do the best
you Can tell i Get home if i ever do but i
dont expect ever to See you eny more
my dear you must give my love to all of my
folks an to youre Father an mother an to babe
tell babe howdy for me my love i Will have
have to Close Soon for i have got no
news to Write to you at this time you must
let me no if you got the money that i
Sent to you by Walker an i Sent you one
Dollar in a letter i rote it to Ma[ck?] an told
her to Give it to you i still remain as ever
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youre loveing husband untell dath

T .W.G Inglet

To his love Martha. Inglet
tomorrow i am 24 years old an i am i [nuff?]
for eny one man i think so eny how

February 26, 1863


Company C, 28 GA Infantry
Private; Corporal


Wife of Thomas Inglet


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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