Sullivans island tuesday the 8 of March 1864
My dear and most loveing Companion
through the mercy of a kind god I am
Permited this eavening to Seat my self
to ancer to your kind leter witch bars dait of the
4 inst witch I have Jest red and was
glad to hear from you and to hear you
was all well ex sept yor foot and I
Want you to take good cear of it So I
may hear by your next leter that it
is still on the mend those lines
Leaves me well and truly hopen
thay may Come dew to your hand and
find you all well I have no news of
im partans to rite to you at this time
our men that was in Sumter When
I came back has Come out and a nother
de tail was made last nite to go thar and
thay Say ther is another detail of one
hundred and fifty men to be made
next saerday nite and if ther is I shal
be one of them Ime a fraid I dont
want to go thar by no means the boys
thats Come from thar ses its a mity
Bad place to stay thay dont get half nuf
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to eat nor cant get a drank of water
without a pass from ther officer and
ther is nothing to cook in all thay
get is cookt and brote to them if we
had eny thing to cook in I cold take
provisions with me if I shold haf to go
the yankeys tuck nine of our Sumter
men prisners last Sundy nite So I will
quit that part of the subject } I dont eg
sacly under stand you a bout them
accuesing Wm of Seting the fire out
you Say they Come and lookt at his
foot and you say you hadent Seed Mr
Moon I want to no hoo Come and you
Sed thay sed the best proof thay had
was wher he had hitch the mar and
you sed you sent for Mr Bruse and
he Sed it was wher he hicht I dont
no wither you mean wher Wm hicht or
Mr Bruce I want you to rite hoo Come to se
his foot and what damedge was don
and rite Jest as soon as you get
this So i will close for this time
By saing I remain your tru and loving
Husban tell deth} A. H. Lister
to Mary J. Lister

March 8, 1864


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
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