ThomasBell2

Transcription: 

Camp Winder March the 4 63
Dear Sister
I take
my seat this moring to answer your
letter which cam to hand a fiew
days a go, Fannie I have know knews
to wright the Boys are all well
Peat and Add has goten back
safe they say they had a nise time
while theye ware on furlow I would
like to get a furlow a bout
this time but that is imposable
it is know youse to think a bout
a furlow, Fan I do knot think they
will bee any fighting down hear soon
they have sent hour Ordnance back
to Guina and sent the horses to Bever
Dam and they sent the Artilery horses
all back too so if the yankees
would come a cross they would ketch
us in a bad fix but I do knot
think they will come a ctoss down hear
[page 2]
Fan how are all of the Gals geting alon[g]
up hear any how I must come up
one of thoes days and see some of
them if I come up their I will
make some of them stand a bout
well Fan it is right cold dow[n] hear
this moring I must close
I have know to right you
must right soon and give
me all of the news give my
love to all of my
friends right soon and dont
for get
From your Brother
T. A. B.

Date: 
March 4, 1863

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. C, 5th Virginia Infantry
Rank: 
Private
Residence (County): 
Augusta County, VA

Recipient(s)

Name Variant: 
"Fannie"
Residence (County): 
Augusta County, VA

From

From State: 
Virginia
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
Camp Winder

To

To State: 
Virginia
To County: 
Augusta

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
January, 2013
Proof Date: 

Get in touch

  • Department of History
    220 LeConte Hall, Baldwin Street
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602-1602
  • 706-542-2053
  • admin@ehistory.org

eHistory was founded at the University of Georgia in 2011 by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry

Learn More about eHistory