Sullivans island Dec 23 1863

Dear Dear wife and children onse more I seat
my Self to rite you a few more line
witch leaves me tolrible well hope
thay may Come Safe to your hand
and find you all well and doeing
well I have now niews to rite at
this time [???]s [??] about [????]
[????] the [???] [when?] [??] first came
down hear I wood hav bin in
a hevy fite be fore now but I ddont
Se mutch more prospect of a fite now
than then Sum of them looks for
the yankeys to make a hevy attact [??]
But I dont now I receivd the to Bacco and
Bred you Sent by Mr Dill and the
little apples my little man sent me
I wish I cold get to Come home and
Se you all now for I want
to se all vary Bad but I recon it
will be a good while be fore I shal
have the chance to se you you must
do the best you can I no I will Com
when ever I can you sed you wanted
to no how I make out these cold nites
We make out tolrible bad but we
have a plank Shanty and a chimley
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to it and make out beter than
[you?] think tha[?] it is pirty bad
I will close by Saying rite soon
and often your affecnt Husban
till death A. H. Lister to
M. J. Lister
Mary J Lister A H Lister AHLis[?]
Dear husben i take my pen in hand
to let you no that we are all tolerbel
wel at this time hoping tha may
com safe to your hand and find
you well

December 23, 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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