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Transcription: 

[12] Camps Near Fredericksburg Va
May the 9 1863
Dear Mother I Seat my Self
this morning to write you A
fiew lines in answer to yours
of the 29 it found me rite
Poarly but this leaves me in
tolerable good helth at this time
and I hope that these lines
may find you all in good helth
Mother I have went
through another hard fite but
I did not get hurt wee was
not in the hotest of the
fight it was a hard fite
for about 20 miles Containing
A Potion of the Same Battle
ground I wish that the war
wold Close and that the
wee Cold Come home one
time more I will Close for
this time nothing more
at this time but will
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remaind your Son Untill
Deth W W Brown

To Vasty Brown
Write Soon

Date: 
Date Note: 
May 1863

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company E, 31 GA Infantry (aka "Bartow Guards" and "Stewart Guards")
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

Other: 
Mother of William W. Brown

From

From State: 
Virginia
From Municipality: 

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Stewart

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Antonina Paver
Transcription Date: 
April, 2009
Proofer: 
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
August, 2009

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