Sullivans isldd
December 14 1863

Dear wife and children once more I seat my
self to ancer your kind of the 7 inst witch
Leaves me well xcept the hed ach I had the
tooth ach last nite and dident sleep eny and
hits eased of this morning and my head ach very
Bad I hope these fuw lines may Come Safe to
your hand and find you all well and doing
the same I have no news to right at this
time you sed some people told you to get Ben A[??]
or Mr lands to doctter it and wanted to no
What I thout about it ef it was menden I wod
Wate a while and ef it wasent mending I wood
Get Mr lands to doctter it I want you to take
Mity good cear of your self and let it get well
I wish I was at home to se to it but I cant be
thar and you must do the best you can I hope
it will Soon get well and this war may Come
to a close so we may meet again in peace we are
Faring tolible well now B. K. Vaughn come from
home the other day and braut rite smart of provisi[on?]
for our mess [Aby?] sent Jef some and pap sent
Some to me and him and I can tell you it
Come in a good time for the beaf we have
drawd the three Last days is the worst I ever
Saw when I eat sutch it will be when I cant
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get bred ther wasent but five or six
that will draw it at tall in this Compy
the Comisary had to take it out and bury it
and ther was five Compys that wood ent
have it atall you had beter faten all them
shots as you have got so meny pigs and kill the
white sow and take good cear of the pigs and
make good hogs out of them for next year as
Mr bowers is going to leave har this eaving I
will send you fifty dollars and you must
youse it if you need it if you dont need
All of it you may let pap hav what you dont
Need Jef is not well I dont no when he wil
Come home he may Come the last of this
week ef he dont it will be some time
Be fore he Comes ef he comes you must send
me five or six pounds of to bacco and ef he
dont Come Send it by the first chance you
you hav I have onely thre twist and to bacco
is worth 2 dollars a plug you must youse
Some means to get shoos James few will
Let you have lether as resenible as you can get
it I ex spect if you have the corn to spar
swap with him at the old price thats the
best you can do rite as soon as you get this
for I am vary ancious to hear from you all
I dont hear half as offen as I want to hear
A. H. Lister to Mary J Lister and children

December 14, 1863


Co. B, 22nd South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC


Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC


From State: 
South Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 

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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
June, 2008
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2008

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