Dalton23

Transcription: 

April the .12. 1862 Wee air in camp
near Ashlen in about amile from
from the cit ty of ashlen pa march
in orders come and wee march thrue
fed ericks burg and wee march
too dayse and hit was araining
All the time wee march three
Days and tuck the cars at millferd
Station and roade on the cars
About 20 miles and wee camp
Close to ashlen Wee hante Saw
A tent in 4 or 5 days and wee
Dont now when wee will get
Hour tents Wee air at ashlen
Station now but i dont now how
long wee will Stay hear wee air right
on the railroad wee air all well
At this time i ex pect wee will
Go to yorke town
Well pau i will finish my
let ter when iroat this
I dident [tow?] how long
Wee wood Stay hear
wee air half way between
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feder ricks burg and
yorke to wn wee air ex pect ting
A bat tle at yorke town
Wee air half way between to hard
Places
Dear fannie and lis
I have nothing of im portance
to right to you lis wee air in
Hand over county tha
pea ple is minty fine
foax wee had nothing to eat for
too or three Days wee wood
Go to thair houses and tha
wood fiv us bread and meat
Hour tents has come
wee have got hit [Streach?]
lis when i got on the train
I thought about hom lis
Will bruce and John is hear
tha belong to tha Will liam
Ston company ihave bin
Hear along time and didet
now th[??] i mus cme to
A close right as soon as this
Comes to hand A. H. alton
A. H. Dalton

Date: 
April 12, 1862

Author(s)

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

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC

From

From State: 
Pennsylvania
From County: 
Schuylkill
From Note: 
near Ashlen pa (presumed to be Ashland, PA)

To

To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 
Greenville

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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