Dalton11

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Small Wood Dalton
the .6. 1861
Manas sas Junction novem ber
Deer fother i resceive yore let ter
last night and was glad to
hear from you all Wee all is
well but frank frank is verry
low if he doant git bet ter
he cant Sta in this world
long frank is at the point
of death the pore fel low
has Suf ferd and aint no bet
ter yet pau i have got one
flannin Shirt Wee have
got hour uni forme i have
got a pair of pants and i will
git a coat bee fore long
Mother i have got a tes to ment
Wee had one give to me this
Morning hit never cost
Mee enny thaing pau i got
yore let ter and you Sed that
My patch made about three
barrels and too hundred
bunnels of fodder pau wee
Will draw hour pay in a bout
A [w]eek when i draw i will
Send hit home to you by Sine
bod dy Remains yorse A. H. Dalton
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bet tie Dalton I am glad that
you hant fur got me
cournel hamton Sed that
In three days he wood hav a fight
or take winter quor ters
I wish wee wood move wee air
In a nas ty plase Wee hade
one of the hard est Storms
that i most ever Saw hour tents
All bload down pret ty near
I hante got mutch to right
lis i want you and frank
to right to me reck i want
you to right to me as Soon
As this come to hand
I want you to tell all of my
friends to right to me
Mother a Solders life is
hard the boys is all well
but frank frank is ver ry
low tha mumps is charging
now I mus come to
A close re mains yorse tru
ly until Death fannie Dalton
bet tie Dalton
Right as Soon as this
comes to hand A. H. Dalton
[added at top of page]
Mr pep per brought mee a let ter

Date: 
November 6, 1861

Author(s)

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

Recipient(s)

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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