Middle Tennissee Camp Neare Reder vill
Canon Co December the 12 1862
Deare companion I imbrace the present
oppertunty of Riteing you afew Lines wonce
more witch Leave me well at this time
hopeinge that when theys few Lines comes
to hand that they may finde you all well
I have bin waiting fore captain street
man to come ore I shold have Rote soonner
to you I was Looking fore aletter from you
and I wante you to rit to me Rite me
diatly [1] when you git this letter and
when you Rite to me I want you to
Rit to me wether you Received any
mony or not and how muche and
how many other things that you
Received if you Received any catrige
and pooder [2] or not I wante to her
from you mity bad and we are
a moveing a boute so much that cant
Rite to you as offtain as I want too
I want you to Rite to me and I will
git your letters I want to her from
you as offtain as I can I want to see
you very bad I hant Drawed no mony
yit and as soon as I can Draw I
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send it to you if I cant git to come
my self ther will bee a detaill sent
to bringe the mony home and I will
send it to you I want you to Rite
to me wether you have got youre
corn getherd or not and how much
you have got and how Longe you
think that what you have got
will dou you I wante to knowe
wether you have got youre well
cleand oute or not I want you
to Rite howe you git youre wod ore
hou carts it and I want you to hir
some wone to cut if fore you I wan
to come home to see you mity bad
but I donte know wether I wi[ll]
git to come or not I want you
to Rite when you Receave a lett
ore not and what the date is on
them I will knouw when yu
git the letters that I Rite to
you I want you to Rit weth[er]
your tatores done well or
not and if you made a heape of
them and when you Rite all [??]
the neuse let let it be good bad
tell Jack seegars to Rite to me and
to rite all the news that he can and
that I want to see him mity bad an
direct your Letters to Mufferbur
I close by saying howdy and fare
well for this tim Willbrun Thom
son to Charlota Jane Thomshsonn

  1. me diatly = immediately
  2. cartridge and powder
December 12, 1862


Company G, 56 GA Infantry


Name Variant: 
Wife of Wilburn Thompson


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
"Reder vill, TN"


To State: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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