A. H. Dalton 16.1861
to Mr. S. Dalton Decem ber the
Manas sas Junction camp Wig fall
Deer father I Seat mi Self
Down this morning to let you now
that i am well and when this
Comes to hand i hope hit will
find you all well rob bert
nelson has cum and i have
My thaings Shoos pants vest
And my cake socks ta toes dride fruit
Pocket hand ker chief pep per
And some ginger pau i will tell you
A bout hit yes terd eav ning
Sun day as hit was or ders com
for us to go to fight and about
to hours by the Sun wee Started
And wee martch about a mile
to hour brest work and got
Into them but tha yankeys
Woodent com i dont beleave wee will
Have a fight at tall Mr. S. Dalton
[page 2]
Mother I have got all of
My thaings that you Sent
Mee I am glad that you sent
them I mus come to a close
lis I re sceive yore feu lines
And was glad to hear from yo
you roat to me that foar fingerd
gal was mar ried lis i am
Glad of that lis you Sent
Me my med der son i dont have
Muthch use for hit but [ima?]
frank ihave bin vax inated i hante
Got mutch to right hamp ton
Will give us a fur lo for 30 Days
to go home and come back
And vol unteer for the War
but i doant think wee will
Wee will git paid up be fore
long lis christ mus is not fur
off now I wish i was thair
to go to Some fly rounds
I must come to a close by saing fair we[ll]
A. H. Dalton to bettie Dalton
[page 3]
Deer brother
I Seat my Self down
this eavning to drop you
A fu lines to let you
that Wee air all well
cager i resceive yore
let ter yestedday hit
Sta ted that you was
All well bet tie tuck
on minty hard but
frank is gon to rest
cager you Sta ted that
that nig ger was fat
As ever keepe him
I am glad you made lots
of corn cager i will quit
And finish tomorrow

Cager I must come to a close
Right to me as soon as this
comes to hand W. M. Dalton
A. H. Dalton to Mr. W. M. Dalton
[page 4]
Dear broth I Seat my self
Down this eavning to let
you now that i am well
And when this comes to hand
I hope hit will find you
All well Aron i hant got mutch
to right oanly wee air all wel
Sys i wish i was at home
I mus come to aclose
by Sain fair you well
Right to me as Soon
As this comes
to hand
A H Dalton to
Mr Aron payne
Right by the first male

December 16, 1861


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


Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC
wife of Smallwood Jefferson Dalton
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC
Co. I, 3rd South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2014
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