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Transcription: 

General Hospital
Savannah Ga.
July 1863.
Mrs. Nancy J. Harden
my Dear wife I seat myself to drop
you afew lines to let you know
that I am mending slowly, but
if I keep on, I will be at home,
in 4. or 5. days you Said you
was coming I think you
had better Stay a way from
here. When you are here you
are subject. to catch the
Measles Yellow feaver Small
Pox &c.. I want to see you
Just as bad as I can but
if you was to come
here and get Sick it would
cost me $.3.00. I will be at
home next week if all
works right.. I hope it will
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So I will not Send you
no trasportation
you must not write in
Care of Capt. D.N. Martin
63rd Ga this is all too much
Just Say, W.H. Harden
General Hospital
Savannah Ga,
it dont go no where about
Capt.. Martin now
I hope you will not start
at this Season of the year
down here..
I think I will Start home as
soon as the measles gets so they wont
be catching from me, and
as soon as I am able to travel
So I will close. write soon
I remain your affectionate
Husband &c,
W.H. Harden
To Nancy J. Harden

Date: 
Date Note: 
July 1863

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company C, 63 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private/Corporal

Recipient(s)

Other: 
Wife of William H. Harden

From

From State: 
Georgia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Chatham
From Note: 
General Hospital

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Pike

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Shiloh Peters
Transcription Date: 
March, 2012
Proofer: 
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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