September the 22th 1861
Flint Hill Virgina Farfax C H
Deer father i seet My Self this morning
to Drop you A few lins to let you no that
We ar well hoping when this few lins com
to hand ma find you all in good helth our
is at falts Church tha hav been for a weeak
to day i went with them and stad four days
and took sick tha sent mee back to the camp
but i am gitting better i dont no when the
Rigment will com Back to the camp tha
ar expecten a fight thur beefor long i was on
Munson hill when i was at Falts Church i
saw the sitty of Washanton tha hav not
Been iney fighting latley onley the picket
Shoot at one another tha ar in sight off
one a nother all the time well i hav
nothing worth writing I it is very cool
her this morning it Raind all night and
it is cold anuf for frost W R Morow and hat
ness Got her on the 19 We Recived all the clo
thing and socks that you Sent ous we
got the Shoos and all so we got the Clothin
that you sent in James alewine Box Dont
send iney mor for we hav got mor now
than we can car if we hav to march
our uniform has not com yet tha will Bee her in
a few days
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W R Morow and Hatness tell me
that tha went to see you when tha was
at home tha said that you was all
well i was glad to her from you
tha said that tha drunk sum good
Peach Brandy with you i tell you
i wod lik to Be their to Drink sum wit
h you But save me a Dram till i com
Marow and Hartness tell me that you
will mak mor corn this year then you have
dun in severls years i am glad off you
making such good crops for it will
Be neadid if this war gos on i will
hav to Bring My Letter to a close
for the wont off sumthing to writ
Giv My Best Respects to ant Saley
and nancy and all the Rest
i hav wrot severls letters to all
off you that i dont Think you ever got
if you did i never got no ancer
So Nothing More at
Present onley RememBer
untill Deth
R P Boyd For
Robert Boyd

September 22, 1861


Name Variant: 
Co. D, 7th South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Abbeville County, SC


Residence (County): 
Abbeville County, SC


From State: 
From County: 
From Note: 
Flint Hill


To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
June, 2010
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2010

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