Dalton18

Transcription: 

february the 5 1862
co
Head quarters Hamptons legeon prince william
Dear fother 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 well
Pau i re sceive yore let ter a fu minets
Ago and you Stated that you all was
Well yore let ter was dated January the 10
Pau i have got my coat and a pair
of Socks and one palmet ter bu ton [1]
Pau i Sent you 20 dollars by jake
lendaman and i will Send you
Som more the first chance
Mother i wish you had a Sent
My quilt my coat
Just fits pau i will let you now
the huse pau 25 of hour company
went out on a Scout ting party
[page 2]
Hante come back yet pau wee air
A loockig for a fight i doante
now when wee will or not
Pau i wish you had a Sente my
quilt my coat is a good one
Mother wee git a plenty to eat
but wee will have to make hour
Rashing alittle Smaller mother
wee have chimley to hourer tent
but the weather is verry
Coal the ground is coverd
with Snow the horsees is
Dying for Some thing to eat
wee have to toat wood about
A half amile and mud
I never Saw the like lis if
nothing hapens i will bee thair
to go to church with yo right
Soon A.H. Dalton to Mr S. Dalton

Footnotes: 
  1. palmetto button
Date: 
February 5, 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 County: 
Prince William

To

To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 
Greenville

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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