Poe59

Transcription: 

der father and Mother i am as well this morning
i hop this wil find you well and doin the Same i wont
to Se you vary bad an i hop i wil be fore long
i no you hav got a hard time but i hop hit
wont al wase be the case i wod be glad o be at home
to be at home to help you mak somthing
to eat for hit tis Sease her perp ef you can
cap mine and Asa Sters and cap all the Stock
you can for this confedert money i dont think
hit will Stand mutch longer and i think
Stock is the best ef you do let eny go mak them
pay you well for hit i dont want eny of you
to Study two mutch a bout me for i think in will
return home safe i put mi trust in the god lord
and i think he wil help me a long So [Stel?]
remains your lovin Son un tel dath W S Poe
to James an Mary Poe
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Asa and Mary i rit you a fu word to
you no that i hant for got you yit i
wont to Se you vary bad wel Asa you Sed
led henry with a holter that is rit As git him
and mak him gro and he wil Son be big a [???]
for you to rid and you and rid him as [????]
as you pleas when he gits big anuf you and
Mary both cap him in the gras and let him
git fat wel Asa you an Mary mak all the to
backer you can and when i git home i
bi hit ef you rase a heap hit wil fetch you
a heap of money wel i must clos i am So cold
cant hardley rit excuse me this time for not rit
eny more wel As Mar younns I tel the gals to
rob the begones and Sav a hep of honey So good
tel i her from you a gan Wm S Poe to Asa and
Mary Poe

Date: 
Date Note: 
No date

Author(s)

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

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL
Name Variant: 
Apsey, Apsa
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL
Residence (County): 
Fayette County, AL

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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