Dalton5

Transcription: 

Sept 3 1861
Manas ses junc tion
Deer father and mother
I Seat my Self dow[n] this
eav nin to drop you a fu
lines that i am well and
I hope that hes fu lines
Will find you all in joy
Ing the Same health Daddy
I have heard you talk about
[???] you now noth ing a bout
Camp life Mammy you
now i use to grumble at
My bead mammy the
floar by yore
[page 2]
bead wood bee a feath er
bead for mee me and Se
phus and jon and mahaff
All Sleeps in one teant
Right on the coal ground
the nights is miser ble
Coald Wee drill three times
A day thair is talk of
the lea gin coming to
South car lina
Daddy i wonder if you
Aint nover going to right
this makes three tim
s that i have roat to
you

Date: 
September 3, 1861

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. F, Infantry Regiment, Hampton Legion
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC
Other: 
wife of Smallwood Jefferson Dalton
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC

From

From State: 
Virginia
From Municipality: 

To

To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 
Greenville

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2014
Proof Date: 

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