Bigbie23

Transcription: 

when I got to the regt it was in a [1]
line of battle a mil from town
and our compiny was three miles of on
picket so I carrid it back to Dalton and
left it at a privat house and I never opend
it I would of opended it and takein some
of the things out but ever one of them
had as much as they could cary wee have
[bin?] a gitting a plenty to eat ever since
[????] bin back here
[page 2]
I cant tell where wee will
go to rite to me and direct your
letter to the Army of Tenn and
I will be apt to git it I have nt
got any more paper send pa and
Ant ann word that wee air well
Will keeps up but he is not well
I cary his close for him and hilp him
all I can so I must come to a [close?]
for this time rite to me

Footnotes: 
  1. this letter or part of a letter appears to have been written by Thomas Bigbie but lacks a date and a readable signature
Date: 
Date Note: 
No date
Collection: 

Author(s)

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

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Dale County, AL

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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