[November 1862]

my dear wife I take the oppurtunity
of dropping you A few lines to let you
know that i am well at this time
hopping these few lines will find you
the same way i received your letter
by the hand of william
Jones on the fourteen of this month
I got the needle and thread you
sent in it I was glad to hear from
you i want you to write oftener if
you Can i have rote two letter
since i left i received the Clothes you
sent me by henry stricland at lenoir
station when
you git this letter write back whether
you git it or not the shoes you
sent me was to small foer me and
i had to sell them i got eight
dollars for them i was glad to hear
that you had the Childrens shoes
made and was glad to hear that you
was a gitting along so well i want
you to send me a pair
of gloves when Josph Johnson
Comes i want to git to Come
home about Christmas if i can
they say that we ar ordered to
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missippi if we go we will go
through Atlanta they say
we will start tomorrow morning
the waggons and artilery will start
tomorrow morning we are a
moveing about so much i cant
write often but when i have the
Chance i will write oftener as i
Can i want you to write all the news
tell zackeis to write All
the news i want you to write
to me where gasting is a living
at now i want to know how you
git your wood whether you git
it yourself or not if nobody dont
git it hire some body to git it
for you i want to see you and
the Children very bad i recon
the time will Come some time
or nother that we will
meet again i want you to take
care of yourself and not dispose
yourself in the cold no more than
you Can help write often and i
Can git yourn if you cant git
mine I will Come to Close By
saying write soon
Willburn thompson
Tto Charlote Jane thomspon

Date Note: 
November 1862


Company G, 56 GA Infantry


Name Variant: 
Wife of Wilburn Thompson


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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