Tullihomas Tenesse this
March “31” 1863
Dear Wife through the blesing of a
kinde providence I am yeat spaird to
right you a few more lines which will
in form you that I am yeat
and a getting a long as well as
could be expected I have enjoyed
verry good helth since I left
home and I hope thes few lines
will reach and finde you and
all of your fathers family well
I have nothing of importance to
right to you at this time for I
have ritting so often and have
never got any ancer nor heard from
any of you that I hardly no how
to right to you wee have had a heep
of mity cold wether here and it is
cold here now I stood guard all
day yeasterday and it was a snowing
and sleeting I come of guard this
morning the ground is coverd with
snow and the boys is now out in
the snow a playing with the snow
there is not less than two hunderd
in the old field at this time
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wee are in a mity poore cuntry
here and there is verry few people
lives here but I think it is a good
a place for us a wee could get to
wee have plenty of wood and water
and wee have bin gitting tolerbal
plenty to eat thoug our meet falls
rather short some times wee git plenty
of meal the helth of our regt is
improved a grate deal since last year
our boys is all well Jim Bush is a
gitting so fat and sasy he hardly noes
how to behave him self but lel
lish and dick is so fat and mischievous
that the rest can hardly see any peace
for them they carry their one now
wee are well fortifide here there is
not much prospect of a fight here [soon?]
there is some taulk of fighting and some
taulk of peace but I [ant?] tell any thing
abought that I onley wish that the
time may soon come when there will
be all peece and that I may once more
be with you last[??] in peece I trust to
god that it may be if not I pray [??]
lly to god that wee may meet in heaven
I must close my letter [??] my respects to you
all your husband till Deth Thomas .T. Bigbie
to his Wife Mary J Bigbie

March 31, 1863


Co. G, 33rd Alabama Infantry
Private, Sergeant
Residence (County): 
Dale County, AL


Residence (County): 
Dale County, AL


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Shiloh Peters
Transcription Date: 
April, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2013

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