Paschristian Jan the 12the 1862
Dear Mother and all
with the kind blessing of our
saveior I am once more
permitted to address you
by way of letter to let
you know that I am
well as common I truly
hope those few lines may find
you and all enjoying good
helth Brother Henry had got
the mesels again the Doctor
says it is the french mesels
tho they are broke out on him
very well now he has not lay up
for them but very little several
of the boys has got them they
caught them sence I got
back down here they got them
from some of the other companies
hen was hatier before he
took the mesels than he ever
was before in his life and I
dont think they will hert him
now ef he will take care of him
self I am a looking for
Brit and Thomas how every
day but it taken me Six
days to git here after I started
we Staid in the city from
Saturday night tel the next
tuesday night then we had to
come on a sail Schooner and
it taken two days and nights to get here
[page 2]
I want you to rite to ef
you have mooved Sally yet
or not and whether Bill has
mooved or not or he has
taken another but dont
mind what notion he takes
I want you to take my
things to your house when
Sal I left Sally said she
wanted you to take them
I have not heard from home
since I left I want to hear
very bad
William and Simpon went
bill Prices mes they are well
and doing very well
I have seen the yankey
vesels every day since I have
bin here but they wil not
come a Shore tel Bud Hen
Started to rite him a
letter but he did not
finish it so I must
close rite soon as you
git this I reman your
affectionate Son unitl
Dethe te Sall
tel Sally to rite
I started her a letter
a about a week a go
Z M Price

January 12, 1862


Co. B, 7th Mississippi
Residence (County): 
Lawrence County, MS



From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Heather Messick
Transcription Date: 
December, 2013
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2013

Get in touch

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

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

Learn More about eHistory