Jen the 5 1862
Dear Brother
seat my self ot wite you a few lines we are all and
whin these lines reach you thay may find you well we
receiv aleter from you yesterday and was glad to her from you
peopel are generly well Farther has had a pane in his head
but it is beter I hant got much more to write you
A new year has come and if times chanes as fast as the year
past I dont now [?] what we will com to after whiche we
hav seen hard times but if we live we will see wors Jen the 12 1862
William I hant got nothing new to write you we got
aletter from you yesterday you said that you exspect
to leeve their in a few days I am sorry that you
are agoing to leev their John Gilerson and Sally
Burns was married last [??]ursday mornang
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W T Martin

the people is in amitey way or makeing home spun
dreses but if the people cant get thread nor cardes
[???] neither nothing more at present
whin this you see rememberme M E Martin

Wm T. Martin

[written sideways]
John Said to
tell him hody fore
him he is mity
proud of his conk
Shell he want to
see you
J.. F.. Martin
..Wm.. T.. Martin

January 5, 1862


Residence (County): 
Pickens County, SC


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


From State: 
South Carolina
From County: 


To State: 
South Carolina
To Municipality: 
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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