Sullivans January 2nd 1862
Island No. 2.
S. C.
Dear Father
I Seat My Self to knight to drope you
A few Lines I am wel to knight I have
wrote you one Leter to Day but I have
Concluded to write you A Nother
I Received your kind Leter to day whitch you
Sent by J.J. Doyle you wrote that you was
all well whitch I was glad to hear & I also
Received the Close whitch you Sent to Me
whitch I am Now under A thousand
obligations to you for them Father I wrote
in my Leter to Day that I Saw the pretiest
Site this morning I ever Saw whitch was
the Steam Shipe that Run the blockad
I Learn to Day what it was Loded withe it was
Loded with powder, Rifles, Cofee, & Salt;
the Name of the Shipe is isibal I hav Some
News of A batle to write you I Lern this
Eaving that they are fighting at Porte Roil [1]
fery I have Not Lern how they come out for
certin I Lern though that our forces whiped
I wrote in My Leter to Day that we had
[letter incomplete]

  1. Port Royal
January 2, 1862


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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