december the 22 1863

diere wife and famielley

I onst more take the
pleasure of droping you
a few lines to let you no
that I am well as comon
hoping these few lines
may com to hand an find
you all well an dooing
well i can say to you
that wee are resting wee
have had a hard time
down in tennessee but
I dont think wee will
go back to tennessee
enny more this winter
wee are a few miles
from asville feeding our
horses then I think
[page 2]
wee will com over the
ridge to take winter
quarters wee are under
mager Mcray he has gone
to camp vance he will
be back soon then I think
I will git a furlow
an come hom I waunt
you to doo the best you
can tel I come home if
I ever doo I still hop I
will james Harrill is
complaineing an is going
to town to day to try to
get a furlow if he dose
he will fetch this leter
an if not he will male
it diere wife I wood
like to come home
[page 3]
an see you all one
time time more but
I dont want you bee
uneasy a bout me tho
I no you cant help that
but take it as well as
you can a I will doo
the same I still hop
wee will meet a gaine
there is a talke ov us
comeing to rutherford
to fead an if wee
doo I can come home
then an stay a while
with you try to take
good ceare of youre courne
I tel you courne is scirce
here the people will
suffer in this country
[page 4]
an I think Rutherford
will bee eat out this
winter I waunt you
not let no courne go
to no person at all keep
it an save it as well as
you can if jim comes
home an I dont come
before he leaves scend
my clothing by him
an still keping riting
to me I git all of
youre letters direct the
to ashville I must cloes
by saying I remaine
youre loving husband
tel deth A S Harrill
to Hannah Harrill

December 22, 1863


Company I, 1st NC Cavalry



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Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
January, 2008
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2008

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