Sullivans island . April the .8. 1864
Dear wife and children I Seat my Self
this morning to rite you a few lines to let you no
I am tolrible well at this time I have bin
Porely for bout a weak but I feal as well as
Comon at this time only one Side of my head
is Stopt up I cant hear good out of my rite
ear but I truly hope these lines may find
you all well and doing the same I have no
news to rite to you at this time being
I havent heard from you in most to weaks
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But as Denis Crane is Coming home I
thout I wood Send you a few lines I
wood be glad to hear from you at this
time I have bin looking for a letter all
weak I want to hear from you ever weak
for that is all the plesure that I can
have hear I want you to Send me some to
Bacco by Denis when he Comes back as I dont
no when I will have a nother Chance of
geting eny from home So I will close
By saing I re main your tru husban tell
Deth A. H. Lister to Mary J. Lister

April 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: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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