Poe5

Transcription: 

State of Alabama Fayette County
we hav to ditch and thro up brest works
and evry oithor thing that is hard but maby
it is rite ef it tis rite it is hard i cant
rite [you?] hafe as bad as it tis eatin of beef and brad
is toliber bad water is bad i think we will
hav in a litle while the [opertunet??] of comen home
for we [hav?] the paer Sead that ingle and from had
d clard our ind pendance but i don now howther
it is So or not but i hope that it tis so i
wont you to rite to me as soon as you can i wil rite
to you as long as i am able to rite and ef i
cant rite i hope i wil be at home George said to
tel paps focks [????] [???] [????] ther letter to him
when you direct your letters this is the way
W S Poe, Care of Capt. W. Thomson
care of Colonel Mcknster W S Poe to
of the 32 Regment rhody Poe
Mobile Ala

Date: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. I, 32nd Alabama Infantry
Rank: 
Private
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL

Recipient(s)

Name Variant: 
Rhody, Rhod
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL

From

From State: 
Alabama
From County: 
Fayette

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Genevieve M. Vallentine
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
Proofer: 
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2013

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