Dalton17

Transcription: 

January the .10. 1862
Manasas Junction camp Wig fall
Dear brother i Seat my Self
Down this eavning to let you now that
I am well the boys is all well except
lis you have lost yore S[w]eet hart
liers chapman is dead and burried [1]
Hee was bur ried yes ted day he was
Sick three days but he is now
At rest wee all have to dy and wee doant
no when i have noth ing mutch to right
Reck i want you to Save my lead and yorne
Reck i have got me a pistol and i want
you to Save my lead until i come home
And Save yorne too and when
I come home me and you
will Shoot hit
I must come to a close by Saing
fair you well
A H Dalton to Mr R Dalton

Footnotes: 
  1. Pvt. Elias Chapman, Co. E, died on Jan. 9
Date: 
January 10, 1862

Author(s)

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

Recipient(s)

Unit: 
Co. F, Infantry Regiment, Hampton Legion
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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