Roceyrun November the 11 1861
Dear father i seat my Self this mor
ing to drop you a few limes to let you
no how We ar i am tolerable at this
time Pressly is Well the health of
the camp is not as good as it has bin
i hav not got much news to rite
at this times i her that the enemy
has taken fort royal in in South carolina
if is so stir up thes fellows that has
hel Back to defed our State and not
ly Back at home eney longer i her that
Som of them Wants to com and and Join our
company But they had Betered defend
our own State and let virgina defend
her Self i think that ther was a battle
ninth Som Wher in the neighBor hood
of viana But i hav not herd Wher it
Was i herd canon aiding and musket
ry from nine o clock til dark that
evening But we hav not herd Whethe
er it Was a battle or not We do not
no But Seem very much like it was
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Well We hav draud our money and i
and Pressly Wil Send twenty dollars
apeace home With Warren Belcher
he sed he wold take it to diamond hill
Post office and leav it ther i cold hav send
20 dollars more [But?] i did not like to [send?]
too much with a stranger i Wil send you
check for you to draw the money over
What Baught our unaform it is in the
charlstan Bank at abbevill c h and James [1]
Alewine Wil Sand 20 dollars and a check
for his part of the unaform is nine dollars
84 cts Which is the amount dew us &
i Want you to tak it and use it as you need
it and i Pay Will iam What i ow him and
use the rest as you pleas & tell James [crow?]
ther to get What is coming to James Alewine
and giv it to his mother and for her to use it
as she pleases By the Request off J H
Alewine & Rite To me as soon as you
get this and let me no if get it & Rite Soon
i hav not got time to rite eny more for Belcher is
going to start Sow nothing more at present
Daniel and RP Boyd to Robert Boyd

  1. Abbeville Court House in South Carolina
November 11, 1861


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


Residence (County): 
Abbeville County, SC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
Rock Run, Virginia


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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