Dalton16

Transcription: 

the .8. 1862
Manas sas Junction January
Dear father I Seat my Self
Down this eavning to let you now that
wee air all well and when this
Comes to hand i hope hit will find
you all in joy ing the Same health
pau i re sceive yore let ter a fu
Days ago that was dated Dec te 29. 1861
you Stated that you had no crismust
And you Stated Some boddy hade
Roade jim pret ty near to death pau
I will stay my time out and then
I will come home pau i hante
Had time to right to you hit
Is so coal that i cante half right
the ground is coverd with Snow
the weather is coald
I mus come to a close [??] fair
you well Dear mother i am well
ex sept a cof i cante half rest
of nite mother i hante got but one
blanket if you can send
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Me a bed quilt and I will
Send you some monney
for that i cant git no blankets
tha air ten Dollars a peace
Mother i have got monney
A plenty if i hade a cover lead
or a bed quilt i[t] wood doo I mus
Come to a close by Saing fair you
well excuse bad riting
lis i hante got mutch to right
oanley mee and you went down
to uncle liges last christmus and
tuk hour cristmus but wee air along
ways apart O i wish i was thair
to take christmus with you but
wee air a long ways apart and i dont
no wheather wee will meat
Again or not if i doant i hope
Wee will meat again
I must come to a close
Right to me as soon as this
comes to had bet tie and fanny
Dalton A. H. Dalton to fanny
Dalton

Date: 
January 8, 1862

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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