Sullivans Island S C
Nov the 17 1861

Dear father I am well
to Day I received your
leter that you sent by
W.W. Stribling whitch
I was glad to get & to hear
that you was well Father
I thank you for the provision
you sent to me & tell
stept Mother that I thank
her for the buter she sent
Father Elijah Dunlap is A
going home to Day & I send
A few lines by him & I send
some Money by him also
I send you A present of 15
Dolars I would lik to send
more but I will have to keep
some for wee need Money
hear to by our nesisarys
withe Father I have not time
to writ to you for he will
leave now in a few minuets
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Father as I have not time
to write any nuse I will
write Another leter to
you this week of the times
hear Father you wrote that
you thought you wood volinteer
Father Dont never volinteer
for you are not able to stand
the fortigue & if you node
what I no you never would
volinteer though i am one
& i am well satisfied but
I am A yong Man A Man
that has got as many litle
children as you have I should
call it A disgrace to leav
them whil our District is ternd
out so larg Father I tell
you their is Men A nough in
orrs regt to whip every
yankey that ever puts his
foot on South Carolina
soil Wm. T. Martin
Oliver Martin

November 17, 1861


Col. F, 1st Regiment, Orr's Rifles, South Carolina Volunteers
Residence (County): 
Pickens County, SC


Residence (County): 
Pickens County, SC


From State: 
South Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Jennifer Fields
Transcription Date: 
October, 2008
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2008

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