Alabamia Jackson County July 17th 186[2]
Dear wif and Children this afordes me the
opertunety to wright to you a few lines I
am well exsept I have got A pourfel
bad Cought hoping thes few lines ma fi
end you and the Children well I recied
your kind letter on the 15 th and was
truley glad to hear from you and the
Children and to herar that yous was
well and was gld to hear that
you was getting along so well with your
Crop you said that you had onley had hie
rd 6 ½ wirk you writ to me that you
want to no how mi Cloes was holding out
mi Cloes is all vary Good onley on[e] par of
sockes and send them to me in the
Cours of A month if you have the chance
you writ to me that you wished that
I was thar to eat beans withe you
but I am A fraid that bean tim
will be over with before i Can get
to go hom paper is worth $2 a quier
hear we have movved from Chattanooga
we have mouved 35 miles down the tenn
river we ar in site of the yankeys
we are on this side of the river and
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the yankes on the other side we ar
exspectin A battel hear enney
day this is the 6 th letter that I
have writ to you and i have onley got
2 from you 1 by mail and 1 bey hand i
want you to wright to me as often
as you Can and wright all of the news
i will send you som stamps in the
next letter i wood send you som now
but tha aint aney hear now tha ar on
ley about 50 of our Campana that
is abel for duta direct your letter
to Chattanooga Tenn in Car of
Capton streatmon 55th Georgia
vol i hope that God will give
power to Conquer our enama and
we will all return home to our wifes
and dear little Children on harm
ed i want you to wright to me
whether you did get aney of mi
oates saived or not dear wif you
dont no how bad i want to sea you
and the Children i wish i was thar to kiss
that sweat little babe i want you to
kiss the Children for me tha ant min
ut pases mi memory be what i think of
you and the Children I will Cloes
mi letter by saing i still remain yor
husbon ti ill deth willburn Thomson
writing by C w diner

July 17, 1862


Company G, 56 GA Infantry


Name Variant: 
Wife of Wilburn Thompson


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
June, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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