Manassa Va
December 29. 61
I seat my self this evning for the
purpos of writen yo a few lines to
let you know that I am well and I
hope these few lines will find you
the same I can say that I hav engoid
my self tolerable well this christmus
but not as well as I could if I had
a been at home or at som big play
in davie . Nancy I can tell you one
but that you know with out me teling
you but I mention it as long as I hav
started to and it is this I am getin very
anxious to go home and see my foulkes
I would like very well to see you too
and I think before three months longer
I will see you becous we can get
furlow as soon as we get in our cabins
we hav got them nearly don I think
we can finish them in two weekes
It will bee som time before it comes
to my name I think that I can get off
between this and easter then is when I
had rather com but if can get off
sooner ov corse I wont object I think
that I will hav a great many things
to tel you all for I hav seen a great deal
and experienced somthing too I will close
about the goin home part by saing that
I will bee sure to com if I get the chance
tel Marts sally to put of maring untell
I com home so I can bee at the weding
calub Bowden sais that her and george
Hartman is a goin to get maried
if ther are a goin to bee any more
wedings pleas let me know and
I try to atend to them all if poseable
you must write as soon as you can for
I want to hear from you often I remain
yours truly untel death this from H.H. Hanes
to Nancy Williams

December 29, 1861


Company G, 4th NC Infantry


Harrison Hanes's wife


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Prince William


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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