Camp near Fredericksburg
May the 16 1863
Dear Mit
I have once more
received A letter from you
dated the 13 and I was certanly
glad to hear from you all and
to hear that you all was well
This leaves me well and harty
it is useless for me to write
A long letter for thare is no
news to write that would
interest you atall I do not
Think That Pappy aught to
have sold Dol for $200 he
could get more than that
for her horses will be so
high that thare will be no
body hardly able to by one
if This war keeps on much
longer but I hope it will
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stop and That soon well Mit
you said that Ma had
me A box of victuals fixed
up for Mr Grissom to bring
to me Send the box by him
or Brother one when they comes
back and as I neglected
getting me A pair of pants
on the battle field you had
better send me A pair for
I shall need A pair before
I can draw again those that
I have got on is very near
dun I will send Uncle James
cloths home by Mr Grissom
I have wrote enough for
this time as the evening is
passing away So write soon
so nothing more but remaining
your kinde and affectionate
Brother J. F. Coghill
To Miss A,, E,, Coghill

May 16, 1863


Company G, 23rd NC Infantry
Private to Corporal


Jonathan Fuller Coghill's Sister


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Cook
Transcription Date: 
May, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2011

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