Petersburg va. Oct. the 8 1864
Miss R. L. Proffit Dare Cousin
I am hapy to Say to you I am
Well anof to Drope you afue lines Which
I hope Will find you an all the rest
Well I have no good nuse to rite you
We are still in the Warks an I see
no Chanse of overthare cis I had to
goe in afite the same Day I gote to my
Compene an the nex Day all so But all
is still now But I Cante say how longe
thay Will stay so We haft to Drink
Bad Watery I Wish I Was at home
to goe With you all to the [????]
[???] But I no not When I Will ever
gite to come agane give Cousine
Rebecky my love and tell her to take
good Care of her little Bae an
him at home an not let him Goe
to the Ware give unkile an ante
my love an all inquirin freins
if an Parte you
Self ternover [1]
[page 2]
Give Davie Sale all
my Best respeck an tell them
I Wante to see them an gae
With them to the [???????]
metin agane an tell them
I Will Rite to them Before
longe A.N. Proffit is Well
I have not saw none of hour
Kind But [????] I have no
to goe no Whare to see none
of hour kind so as I have
not mush to Rite I shall
soone Close hopin to hare
from you all soone you
Can Direck you letter as
you all Wase have Ricmond
Co F 37 Regt Cournel Barker
is Ded he dide With the Wond
he the Day I gote Back I
hope you Will excuse me for
not Ritin no more an for sush
Bad Ritin an speling you no
I no so no more Your
Cousin an fren tell Deth
P Walsh

  1. ternover = turn the page over
October 8, 1864


Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, GA


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrew Albritton
Transcription Date: 
May, 2010
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2010

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